St Helier Demographics (Merton, England)

St Helier is a ward in Merton of London, England.

In the 2011 census the population of St Helier was 10,414 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in St Helier is 37, while the median age is lower at 35.

65.1% of people living in St Helier were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.1% Pakistan, 3.3% Sri Lanka, 1.4% South Africa, 1.3% India, 1.2% Ghana, 1.2% Ireland, 0.9% Scotland, 0.9% Bangladesh, 0.8% South America.

77.8% of people living in St Helier speak English. The other top languages spoken are 3.8% Urdu, 3.2% Tamil, 2.8% Polish, 1.9% Nepalese, 0.8% Bulgarian, 0.6% Romanian, 0.6% Bengali, 0.5% Spanish, 0.5% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of St Helier is 53.8% Christian, 19.2% No religion, 12.0% Muslim, 5.8% Hindu, 2.1% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 637 people did not state a religion. 26 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

42.6% of people are married, 9.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 29.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.8% are separated or divorced. There are 511 widowed people living in St Helier.

The top occupations listed by people in St Helier are Professional 14.4%, Skilled trades 13.3%, Administrative and secretarial 12.6%, Elementary 12.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.6%, Administrative 9.3%, Sales and customer service 9.0%.

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