Riverside Demographics (Southwark, England)

Riverside is a ward in Southwark of London, England and includes areas of Southwark, Elephant & Castle, Lambeth and Rotherhithe.

In the 2011 census the population of Riverside was 14,390 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Riverside is 34, while the median age is lower at 32.

56.0% of people living in Riverside were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% South America, 2.3% Nigeria, 1.9% Ireland, 1.9% United States, 1.9% Scotland, 1.7% Australia, 1.2% India, 1.1% China, 0.9% Wales.

79.0% of people living in Riverside speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% French, 2.3% Spanish, 1.9% Italian, 1.5% German, 1.2% Portuguese, 1.1% Polish, 0.9% All other Chinese, 0.7% Russian, 0.5% Turkish.

The religious make up of Riverside is 51.7% Christian, 29.8% No religion, 5.4% Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 1.3% Buddhist, 0.8% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Atheist. 1,191 people did not state a religion. 53 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

22.4% of people are married, 16.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 3.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 43.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.5% are separated or divorced. There are 704 widowed people living in Riverside.

The top occupations listed by people in Riverside are Professional 30.2%, Associate professional and technical 21.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 17.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 15.5%, Corporate managers and directors 12.1%, Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals 9.4%, Administrative and secretarial 8.6%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 8.4%, Elementary 7.1%.

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