Nunhead Demographics (Southwark, England)

Nunhead is a ward in Southwark of London, England and includes areas of Peckham and Nunhead.

In the 2011 census the population of Nunhead was 13,620 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Nunhead is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

59.0% of people living in Nunhead were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 6.4% Nigeria, 4.6% Jamaica, 2.1% South America, 2.0% Ghana, 1.8% Ireland, 0.9% Scotland, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Somalia, 0.5% North Africa.

83.1% of people living in Nunhead speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Spanish, 1.6% French, 1.3% Portuguese, 1.2% Polish, 0.8% Turkish, 0.8% Yoruba, 0.6% Persian/Farsi, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% Somali.

The religious make up of Nunhead is 54.3% Christian, 24.2% No religion, 8.7% Muslim, 1.0% Buddhist, 0.8% Hindu, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,302 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

23.9% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 42.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.7% are separated or divorced. There are 855 widowed people living in Nunhead.

The top occupations listed by people in Nunhead are Professional 20.4%, Associate professional and technical 15.0%, Elementary 13.8%, Elementary administration and service 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Skilled trades 9.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.0%, Administrative 8.0%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.