Village Demographics (Merton, England)

Village is a ward in Merton of London, England and includes areas of Wimbledon, West Wimbledon, Raynes Park, Copse Hill, Cottenham Park and Crooked Billet.

In the 2011 census the population of Village was 8,491 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Village is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

61.7% of people living in Village were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% South Africa, 2.2% Scotland, 2.1% India, 2.1% United States, 1.6% Australia, 1.4% Wales, 1.2% Ireland, 1.0% South America, 0.8% Pakistan.

85.7% of people living in Village speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Japanese, 1.2% French, 1.1% Northern European Language, 0.9% German, 0.8% Polish, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.6% Arabic, 0.6% Spanish, 0.6% Dutch.

The religious make up of Village is 60.0% Christian, 21.3% No religion, 3.5% Muslim, 2.4% Hindu, 1.7% Jewish, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 761 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.1% of people are married, 6.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 347 widowed people living in Village.

The top occupations listed by people in Village are Professional 32.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 26.1%, Associate professional and technical 21.3%, Corporate managers and directors 18.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 17.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 13.9%, Functional Managers and Directors 8.2%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 7.7%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%, Other managers and proprietors 7.3%.

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