Telegraph Hill Demographics (Lewisham, England)

Telegraph Hill is a ward in Lewisham of London, England and includes areas of Crofton Park, Brockley, New Cross and New Cross Gate.

In the 2011 census the population of Telegraph Hill was 16,414 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Telegraph Hill is 33, while the median age is lower at 31.

60.4% of people living in Telegraph Hill were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% Nigeria, 3.7% Jamaica, 2.1% South America, 1.5% Ireland, 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% Ghana, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% United States, 0.7% Australia.

82.1% of people living in Telegraph Hill speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% French, 1.6% Polish, 1.5% Spanish, 1.0% Italian, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.7% Turkish, 0.7% Lithuanian, 0.6% German, 0.6% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Telegraph Hill is 47.5% Christian, 32.1% No religion, 6.9% Muslim, 1.7% Buddhist, 0.8% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist.

1,496 people did not state a religion. 74 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

23.8% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 3.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 44.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.8% are separated or divorced. There are 823 widowed people living in Telegraph Hill.

The top occupations listed by people in Telegraph Hill are Professional 22.0%, Associate professional and technical 19.8%, Elementary 10.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.8%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Culture, media and sports 9.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.3%, Administrative 8.0%.