West Finchley Demographics (Barnet, England)

West Finchley is a ward in Barnet of London, England and includes areas of Finchley, Finchley Church End, North Finchley and Woodside Park.

In the 2011 census the population of West Finchley was 16,533 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

52.9% of people living in West Finchley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.5% India, 2.6% Iran, 2.4% Kenya, 1.8% Ireland, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% South Africa, 1.0% China, 1.0% South America, 0.8% United States.

70.9% of people living in West Finchley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Gujarati, 3.1% Polish, 2.8% Japanese, 2.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.9% All other Chinese, 0.9% Italian, 0.8% Hungarian, 0.8% French, 0.8% Spanish.

The religious make up of West Finchley is 38.1% Christian, 21.8% No religion, 9.1% Jewish, 9.0% Hindu, 7.8% Muslim, 2.1% Buddhist, 0.8% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist. 1,412 people did not state a religion. 44 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

41.6% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 31.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 756 widowed people living in West Finchley.

The top occupations listed by people in West Finchley are Professional 29.6%, Associate professional and technical 17.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.7%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.2%, Corporate managers and directors 8.5%, Administrative 8.5%, Skilled trades 7.4%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 7.1%.

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