Furnace Green Demographics (Crawley, England)

Furnace Green is a ward in Crawley of South East, England and includes areas of Furnace Green, Southgate and East Park.

In the 2011 census the population of Furnace Green was 5,499 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Furnace Green is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

83.0% of people living in Furnace Green were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Pakistan, 1.8% India, 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% Ireland, 0.9% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Sri Lanka, 0.4% Kenya, 0.4% Northern Ireland.

92.3% of people living in Furnace Green speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.5% Urdu, 1.1% Gujarati, 0.9% Polish, 0.6% Tamil, 0.4% Panjabi, 0.4% Portuguese, 0.3% All other languages, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% Lithuanian.

The religious make up of Furnace Green is 60.6% Christian, 23.1% No religion, 5.5% Muslim, 3.4% Hindu, 0.4% Sikh, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 307 people did not state a religion. 27 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.9% of people are married, 8.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 23.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 308 widowed people living in Furnace Green.

The top occupations listed by people in Furnace Green are Administrative and secretarial 15.1%, Professional 13.4%, Elementary 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 12.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.8%, Administrative 11.5%, Skilled trades 10.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.2%, Sales and customer service 8.9%.