The Lane Demographics (Southwark, England)

The Lane is a ward in Southwark of London, England and includes areas of Peckham and Nunhead.

In the 2011 census the population of The Lane was 15,565 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in The Lane is 34, while the median age is lower at 33.

59.9% of people living in The Lane were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.9% Nigeria, 3.5% Jamaica, 2.2% South America, 1.8% Ghana, 1.5% Ireland, 1.3% Scotland, 0.9% Pakistan, 0.9% India, 0.8% Philippines.

82.8% of people living in The Lane speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Spanish, 1.6% French, 1.2% Polish, 1.1% Portuguese, 0.7% Yoruba, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.6% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Arabic.

The religious make up of The Lane is 53.0% Christian, 26.0% No religion, 8.5% Muslim, 1.3% Buddhist, 0.7% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Atheist. 1,371 people did not state a religion. 53 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

25.6% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 40.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.7% are separated or divorced. There are 824 widowed people living in The Lane.

The top occupations listed by people in The Lane are Professional 25.2%, Associate professional and technical 18.6%, Elementary 11.4%, Business, media and public service professionals 11.0%, Elementary administration and service 10.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.5%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.1%, Culture, media and sports 7.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.4%.