Oval Demographics (Lambeth, England)

Oval is a ward in Lambeth of London, England and includes areas of Lambeth, South Lambeth, Vauxhall, Kennington and Oval.

In the 2011 census the population of Oval was 15,106 and is made up of approximately 46% females and 54% males.

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

53.9% of people living in Oval were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% South America, 2.2% Ireland, 1.7% Jamaica, 1.7% Scotland, 1.6% Australia, 1.5% Nigeria, 1.3% United States, 1.1% Wales, 1.0% Ghana.

75.9% of people living in Oval speak English. The other top languages spoken are 4.5% Portuguese, 3.6% Spanish, 1.8% French, 1.6% Italian, 1.2% Polish, 0.9% Arabic, 0.7% Somali, 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.7% German.

The religious make up of Oval is 50.9% Christian, 30.1% No religion, 6.6% Muslim, 1.2% Buddhist, 1.0% Hindu, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Atheist.

1,247 people did not state a religion. 58 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

19.4% of people are married, 11.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 4.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 50.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 796 widowed people living in Oval.

The top occupations listed by people in Oval are Professional 27.7%, Associate professional and technical 21.3%, Business, media and public service professionals 14.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 12.1%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.6%, Elementary 10.1%, Elementary administration and service 9.8%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.0%, Administrative 7.2%.

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