Orpington Demographics (Bromley, England)

Orpington is a ward in Bromley of London, England and includes areas of Petts Wood, St. Mary Cray, Kevington, Skeet Hill, Ramsden, Farnborough, Chelsfield and St. Pauls Cray.

In the 2011 census the population of Orpington was 15,311 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

86.0% of people living in Orpington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Ireland, 0.9% Nigeria, 0.8% India, 0.7% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.4% China, 0.4% Philippines, 0.3% Sri Lanka.

95.1% of people living in Orpington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.3% Turkish, 0.3% French, 0.3% Polish, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Tamil, 0.2% Spanish, 0.2% Bengali, 0.2% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Orpington is 63.1% Christian, 24.4% No religion, 2.1% Muslim, 1.3% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic. 1,155 people did not state a religion. 45 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 5 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

51.1% of people are married, 8.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 684 widowed people living in Orpington.

The top occupations listed by people in Orpington are Professional 19.2%, Administrative and secretarial 16.2%, Associate professional and technical 14.3%, Administrative 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.7%, Skilled trades 10.1%, Elementary 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.1%, Sales and customer service 8.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.0%.

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