Bedford Demographics (Wandsworth, England)

Bedford is a ward in Wandsworth of London, England and includes areas of Tooting.

In the 2011 census the population of Bedford was 14,575 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

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

65.4% of people living in Bedford were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.9% Pakistan, 1.9% Ireland, 1.6% India, 1.6% Australia, 1.4% Wales, 1.4% South Africa, 1.4% Jamaica, 1.0% South America.

86.7% of people living in Bedford speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.2% Polish, 1.7% Urdu, 1.0% French, 0.9% Spanish, 0.7% Italian, 0.7% Gujarati, 0.6% Portuguese, 0.4% Somali, 0.4% Arabic.

The religious make up of Bedford is 49.3% Christian, 30.6% No religion, 7.7% Muslim, 2.4% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Agnostic. 1,097 people did not state a religion. 79 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

27.4% of people are married, 16.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 2.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 43.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.0% are separated or divorced. There are 507 widowed people living in Bedford.

The top occupations listed by people in Bedford are Professional 32.9%, Associate professional and technical 24.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 17.4%, Business and public service associate professionals 15.6%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.2%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Corporate managers and directors 9.2%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 8.1%, Administrative 7.9%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 6.7%.

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