Lee Green Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Lee Green is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Lee, Grove Park, Lewisham and Hither Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Lee Green was 14,573 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Lee Green is 36, while the median age is lower at 35.

68.4% of people living in Lee Green were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.4% Jamaica, 2.2% Nigeria, 1.6% Ireland, 1.5% Sri Lanka, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% South America, 1.1% India, 0.8% China, 0.7% Wales.

85.2% of people living in Lee Green speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Polish, 1.2% Tamil, 1.1% French, 1.1% Spanish, 0.8% Turkish, 0.8% All other Chinese, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.6% Italian, 0.5% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Lee Green is 52.0% Christian, 29.5% No religion, 4.4% Muslim, 2.8% Hindu, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

1,234 people did not state a religion. 62 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

35.5% of people are married, 12.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 705 widowed people living in Lee Green.

The top occupations listed by people in Lee Green are Professional 28.4%, Associate professional and technical 17.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.1%, Administrative 8.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.5%, Corporate managers and directors 7.4%, Teaching and educational professionals 7.4%.