Clapham Demographics (Bedford, England)

Clapham is a ward in Bedford of East of England, England and includes areas of Clapham Green, Clapham and Woodlands Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Clapham was 4,560 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in Clapham is 40, while the median age is also 40.

84.1% of people living in Clapham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.2% India, 1.2% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.7% Nigeria, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Zimbabwe, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Jamaica, 0.5% Northern Ireland.

93.4% of people living in Clapham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Polish, 0.7% Panjabi, 0.4% All other Chinese, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Russian, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Portuguese, 0.1% Yoruba, 0.1% Urdu.

The religious make up of Clapham is 65.3% Christian, 24.4% No religion, 1.3% Sikh, 1.2% Muslim, 1.0% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Jewish. 238 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

52.6% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.5% are separated or divorced. There are 254 widowed people living in Clapham.

The top occupations listed by people in Clapham are Professional 17.7%, Skilled trades 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Elementary 10.9%, Administrative and secretarial 10.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 10.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.9%, Elementary administration and service 9.5%, Administrative 7.9%, Caring personal service 7.7%.

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