West Drayton Demographics (Hillingdon, England)

West Drayton is a ward in Hillingdon of London, England and includes areas of Yiewsley.

In the 2011 census the population of West Drayton was 14,370 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in West Drayton is 35, while the median age is lower at 33.

70.1% of people living in West Drayton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.4% India, 1.7% Pakistan, 1.1% Ireland, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Somalia, 1.0% Sri Lanka, 0.9% Kenya, 0.8% Nigeria, 0.7% Wales.

82.9% of people living in West Drayton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.1% Panjabi, 1.9% Polish, 1.2% Urdu, 0.9% Arabic, 0.8% Tamil, 0.7% Somali, 0.7% Persian/Farsi, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.6% Portuguese.

The religious make up of West Drayton is 52.1% Christian, 21.1% No religion, 10.2% Muslim, 4.4% Hindu, 4.1% Sikh, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 903 people did not state a religion. 43 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.0% of people are married, 10.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 30.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 761 widowed people living in West Drayton.

The top occupations listed by people in West Drayton are Professional 15.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.3%, Skilled trades 12.4%, Elementary 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Administrative 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%.

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