Raynes Park Demographics (Merton, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Raynes Park was 9,738 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

63.0% of people living in Raynes Park were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 5.4% South Africa, 2.0% Scotland, 1.9% India, 1.6% Ireland, 1.1% Wales, 1.1% Australia, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 1.0% South America, 0.9% United States.

85.7% of people living in Raynes Park speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Polish, 1.2% Korean, 0.8% Spanish, 0.7% French, 0.7% Northern European Language, 0.7% Japanese, 0.6% Italian, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.5% All other Chinese.

The religious make up of Raynes Park is 61.2% Christian, 22.0% No religion, 3.7% Muslim, 2.7% Hindu, 1.2% Buddhist, 0.8% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Humanist.

721 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

46.9% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 458 widowed people living in Raynes Park.

The top occupations listed by people in Raynes Park are Professional 33.1%, Associate professional and technical 18.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 14.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 11.8%, Corporate managers and directors 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Administrative 7.2%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.1%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 6.8%.