Fairfield Demographics (Croydon, England)

Fairfield is a ward in Croydon of London, England and includes areas of New Addington, Wandle Park, Waddon, Broad Green, Spring Park, Upper Shirley, East Croydon and E Croydon.

In the 2011 census the population of Fairfield was 16,569 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Fairfield is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

55.4% of people living in Fairfield were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 11.6% India, 1.6% Sri Lanka, 1.2% Pakistan, 1.2% South America, 1.2% Ireland, 1.1% Jamaica, 1.1% Scotland, 1.1% Nigeria, 1.0% Kenya.

78.0% of people living in Fairfield speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% Polish, 2.1% Tamil, 1.3% Hindi, 1.1% Gujarati, 1.0% Spanish, 0.8% Urdu, 0.7% French, 0.7% Portuguese, 0.7% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Fairfield is 46.4% Christian, 20.8% No religion, 13.5% Hindu, 8.2% Muslim, 1.1% Buddhist, 0.5% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,310 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 8 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

36.3% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 935 widowed people living in Fairfield.

The top occupations listed by people in Fairfield are Professional 29.6%, Associate professional and technical 15.9%, Administrative and secretarial 12.8%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 11.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.8%, Administrative 10.1%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.2%, Information Technology and Telecommunications Professionals 8.7%, Corporate managers and directors 7.3%.

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