Shaftesbury Demographics (Wandsworth, England)

Shaftesbury is a ward in Wandsworth of London, England and includes areas of Battersea and Clapham Junction.

In the 2011 census the population of Shaftesbury was 14,160 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Shaftesbury is 34, while the median age is lower at 31.

66.5% of people living in Shaftesbury were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% Australia, 2.5% Scotland, 2.4% Ireland, 1.4% United States, 1.2% South Africa, 1.2% Jamaica, 1.2% Wales, 0.9% South America, 0.8% Northern Ireland.

89.5% of people living in Shaftesbury speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.5% French, 1.0% Italian, 0.8% Spanish, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.6% Polish, 0.5% German, 0.3% Somali, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Tagalog/Filipino.

The religious make up of Shaftesbury is 55.2% Christian, 31.1% No religion, 2.6% Muslim, 0.8% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,129 people did not state a religion. 70 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

25.6% of people are married, 15.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 46.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 569 widowed people living in Shaftesbury.

The top occupations listed by people in Shaftesbury are Professional 33.3%, Associate professional and technical 25.9%, Business, media and public service professionals 19.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 18.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.4%, Corporate managers and directors 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 9.5%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 8.5%, Sales, Marketing and Related Associate Professionals 8.0%, Business, Finance and Related Associate Professionals 7.3%.

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