Merton Park Demographics (Merton, England)

Merton Park is a ward in Merton of London, England and includes areas of Wimbledon, Merton Park and Merton.

In the 2011 census the population of Merton Park was 9,485 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

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

61.5% of people living in Merton Park were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.2% South Africa, 3.0% Pakistan, 2.4% Sri Lanka, 2.4% India, 1.7% Ireland, 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 1.0% South America, 0.9% Bangladesh.

81.2% of people living in Merton Park speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.7% Urdu, 2.0% Polish, 1.9% Tamil, 1.0% French, 0.9% Bengali, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Nepalese.

The religious make up of Merton Park is 52.9% Christian, 21.6% No religion, 10.1% Muslim, 5.6% Hindu, 1.3% Buddhist, 0.5% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 641 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.2% of people are married, 8.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.0% are separated or divorced. There are 326 widowed people living in Merton Park.

The top occupations listed by people in Merton Park are Professional 31.5%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.8%, Business, media and public service professionals 12.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Corporate managers and directors 9.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.8%, Administrative 8.6%, Skilled trades 7.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 6.9%.