Oakleigh Demographics (Barnet, England)

Oakleigh is a ward in Barnet of London, England and includes areas of New Barnet, Underhill, Totteridge, Whetstone, East Barnet, High Barnet and Cockfosters.

In the 2011 census the population of Oakleigh was 15,811 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Oakleigh is 40, while the median age is lower at 39.

68.9% of people living in Oakleigh were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.4% India, 2.2% Ireland, 1.8% Iran, 1.3% Scotland, 1.3% Kenya, 0.9% Wales, 0.8% Sri Lanka, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Nigeria.

84.7% of people living in Oakleigh speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Gujarati, 1.6% Polish, 1.6% Persian/Farsi, 1.1% Greek, 0.7% Turkish, 0.5% Italian, 0.5% All other Chinese, 0.5% French, 0.5% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Oakleigh is 52.6% Christian, 15.8% No religion, 8.8% Jewish, 6.7% Muslim, 5.3% Hindu, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.4% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic.

1,255 people did not state a religion. 36 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

49.2% of people are married, 7.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 27.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.7% are separated or divorced. There are 725 widowed people living in Oakleigh.

The top occupations listed by people in Oakleigh are Professional 25.7%, Associate professional and technical 16.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.8%, Administrative and secretarial 13.5%, Business, media and public service professionals 10.0%, Corporate managers and directors 9.7%, Administrative 9.2%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.0%, Skilled trades 7.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.4%.

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