Newington Demographics (Southwark, England)

Newington is a ward in Southwark of London, England and includes areas of Walworth, Oval and Kennington.

In the 2011 census the population of Newington was 14,136 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Newington is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

54.9% of people living in Newington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.7% Nigeria, 3.0% South America, 2.0% Ireland, 1.7% Ghana, 1.6% Jamaica, 1.4% China, 1.3% Scotland, 0.9% North Africa, 0.9% Bangladesh.

76.5% of people living in Newington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.2% Spanish, 1.8% French, 1.8% Portuguese, 1.3% Polish, 1.3% All other Chinese, 1.1% Bengali, 1.1% Italian, 1.0% Arabic, 0.8% Turkish.

The religious make up of Newington is 52.5% Christian, 24.7% No religion, 10.6% Muslim, 1.5% Buddhist, 0.8% Hindu, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,215 people did not state a religion. 42 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

19.5% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 3.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 47.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.6% are separated or divorced. There are 869 widowed people living in Newington.

The top occupations listed by people in Newington are Professional 22.3%, Associate professional and technical 16.7%, Elementary 15.0%, Elementary administration and service 14.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.4%, Sales and customer service 7.6%.