West Barnes Demographics (Merton, England)

West Barnes is a ward in Merton of London, England and includes areas of Raynes Park, Motspur Park, Malden Green and Bushey Mead.

In the 2011 census the population of West Barnes was 9,862 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West Barnes is 38, while the median age is lower at 37.

63.8% of people living in West Barnes were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.5% Sri Lanka, 4.0% South Africa, 2.1% India, 1.8% Ireland, 1.3% Pakistan, 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Zimbabwe, 0.6% Australia.

81.8% of people living in West Barnes speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.4% Tamil, 2.6% Korean, 1.9% Polish, 1.0% Urdu, 0.7% Arabic, 0.6% French, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.4% Gujarati.

The religious make up of West Barnes is 59.3% Christian, 17.9% No religion, 8.3% Hindu, 5.6% Muslim, 0.9% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.4% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 625 people did not state a religion. 33 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.0% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.9% are separated or divorced. There are 348 widowed people living in West Barnes.

The top occupations listed by people in West Barnes are Professional 25.5%, Associate professional and technical 15.7%, Administrative and secretarial 13.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Administrative 9.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 9.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.2%, Sales and customer service 7.9%.