Blackheath Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Blackheath is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Kidbrooke, Blackheath, Lewisham and Hither Green.

In the 2011 census the population of Blackheath was 14,039 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Blackheath is 36, while the median age is lower at 34.

67.1% of people living in Blackheath were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Nigeria, 1.8% Scotland, 1.7% Ireland, 1.6% Jamaica, 1.1% Wales, 1.1% India, 1.1% United States, 1.1% South America, 1.0% Australia.

86.4% of people living in Blackheath speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% French, 1.0% Spanish, 0.8% Polish, 0.8% Tamil, 0.7% Turkish, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.6% German, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Albanian.

The religious make up of Blackheath is 50.0% Christian, 31.5% No religion, 3.9% Muslim, 1.8% Hindu, 1.2% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,374 people did not state a religion. 60 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

32.8% of people are married, 13.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 36.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 775 widowed people living in Blackheath.

The top occupations listed by people in Blackheath are Professional 32.2%, Associate professional and technical 20.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 14.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 11.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Corporate managers and directors 9.7%, Administrative 7.1%, Elementary 6.3%, Teaching and educational professionals 6.3%.