Cheam Demographics (Sutton, England)

Cheam is a ward in Sutton of London, England and includes areas of Cheam and Belmont.

In the 2011 census the population of Cheam was 10,285 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Cheam is 42, while the median age is higher at 43.

78.8% of people living in Cheam were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% India, 1.9% Sri Lanka, 1.4% Scotland, 1.4% Ireland, 0.8% Wales, 0.7% Pakistan, 0.7% South Africa, 0.7% Kenya, 0.6% South America.

92.2% of people living in Cheam speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.4% Tamil, 0.8% Gujarati, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% Polish, 0.3% Persian/Farsi, 0.3% Korean, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Spanish, 0.3% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Cheam is 61.3% Christian, 19.1% No religion, 6.1% Hindu, 4.4% Muslim, 0.8% Buddhist, 0.4% Jewish, 0.3% Sikh. 699 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

56.8% of people are married, 8.1% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 21.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.0% are separated or divorced. There are 365 widowed people living in Cheam.

The top occupations listed by people in Cheam are Professional 25.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.0%, Associate professional and technical 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 13.9%, Corporate managers and directors 10.7%, Administrative 9.6%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.9%, Skilled trades 8.8%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.6%.