Abbey Demographics (Merton, England)

Abbey is a ward in Merton of London, England and includes areas of Wimbledon, Merton, Merton Park and South Wimbledon.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 10,323 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

58.5% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% South Africa, 2.3% India, 1.9% Ireland, 1.8% Sri Lanka, 1.7% South America, 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% Australia, 1.1% Wales, 1.0% Pakistan.

79.6% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.9% Polish, 1.4% Tamil, 1.2% French, 1.2% Portuguese, 1.1% Spanish, 1.0% Urdu, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Bengali, 0.7% Arabic.

The religious make up of Abbey is 51.7% Christian, 26.5% No religion, 6.7% Muslim, 3.6% Hindu, 1.2% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist.

853 people did not state a religion. 68 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

34.6% of people are married, 16.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 34.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 450 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Professional 32.3%, Associate professional and technical 19.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 13.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Corporate managers and directors 10.0%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.3%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 7.5%, Administrative 7.1%.

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