Clerkenwell Demographics (Islington, England)

Clerkenwell is a ward in Islington of London, England and includes areas of The City, Clerkenwell, West Smithfield, Smithfield and Aldersgate.

In the 2011 census the population of Clerkenwell was 11,490 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Clerkenwell is 35, while the median age is lower at 31.

57.9% of people living in Clerkenwell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.6% United States, 2.1% Ireland, 2.0% Scotland, 1.6% South America, 1.6% Australia, 1.6% China, 1.0% Somalia, 1.0% Wales, 0.9% Bangladesh.

78.9% of people living in Clerkenwell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.6% French, 1.6% Spanish, 1.5% All other Chinese, 1.4% Italian, 1.2% Turkish, 1.2% German, 0.9% Somali, 0.9% Portuguese, 0.8% Bengali.

The religious make up of Clerkenwell is 41.3% Christian, 30.0% No religion, 6.9% Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 1.2% Buddhist, 0.8% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Atheist. 1,951 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

22.6% of people are married, 12.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 3.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 46.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.1% are separated or divorced. There are 552 widowed people living in Clerkenwell.

The top occupations listed by people in Clerkenwell are Professional 33.3%, Associate professional and technical 22.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 21.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 12.1%, Corporate managers and directors 9.7%, Legal Professionals 7.8%, Administrative and secretarial 7.7%, Culture, media and sports 7.4%, Business, Research and Administrative Professionals 6.4%.