Woodside Demographics (Croydon, England)

Woodside is a ward in Croydon of London, England and includes areas of Norwood and South Norwood.

In the 2011 census the population of Woodside was 16,743 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Woodside is 33, while the median age is also 33.

70.2% of people living in Woodside were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% Jamaica, 2.2% Ghana, 1.8% India, 1.8% Nigeria, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% South America, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.8% Scotland, 0.6% Kenya.

88.9% of people living in Woodside speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.6% Polish, 0.9% French, 0.6% Urdu, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.5% Akan, 0.5% Turkish, 0.4% Gujarati, 0.4% Tamil, 0.4% Spanish.

The religious make up of Woodside is 60.4% Christian, 21.4% No religion, 6.3% Muslim, 2.2% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish. 1,346 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

31.0% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 39.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.9% are separated or divorced. There are 1,021 widowed people living in Woodside.

The top occupations listed by people in Woodside are Professional 16.9%, Administrative and secretarial 16.6%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Administrative 12.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Skilled trades 9.9%, Sales and customer service 9.6%, Elementary 9.2%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.5%.