Shortlands Demographics (Bromley, England)

Shortlands is a ward in Bromley of London, England and includes areas of Shortlands.

In the 2011 census the population of Shortlands was 9,824 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Shortlands is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

80.8% of people living in Shortlands were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% India, 1.5% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.9% Ireland, 0.7% South Africa, 0.5% Kenya, 0.5% North Africa, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.5% Northern Ireland.

93.5% of people living in Shortlands speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% French, 0.5% Arabic, 0.4% Russian, 0.4% Polish, 0.3% Gujarati, 0.3% German, 0.3% Tamil, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Romanian.

The religious make up of Shortlands is 61.4% Christian, 23.0% No religion, 3.2% Muslim, 2.8% Hindu, 0.6% Jewish, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 740 people did not state a religion. 29 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.0% of people are married, 7.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 383 widowed people living in Shortlands.

The top occupations listed by people in Shortlands are Professional 27.5%, Associate professional and technical 17.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.7%, Administrative and secretarial 15.2%, Corporate managers and directors 11.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 10.7%, Administrative 10.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.4%, Skilled trades 6.1%, Health professionals 5.9%.

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