Merrow Demographics (Guildford, England)

Merrow is a ward in Guildford of South East, England and includes areas of Bushy Hill, Pewley Hill, Charlotteville, Pewley Common, Merrow, Burpham, West Clandon, Jacob's Well, Sutton Green and East Clandon.

In the 2011 census the population of Merrow was 8,036 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Merrow is 40, while the median age is higher at 42.

80.6% of people living in Merrow were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.2% Scotland, 1.6% Wales, 1.2% South Africa, 0.8% Ireland, 0.8% India, 0.7% United States, 0.5% China, 0.5% Iran, 0.5% Hong Kong .

94.2% of people living in Merrow speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% Polish, 0.6% All other Chinese, 0.4% Persian/Farsi, 0.4% French, 0.3% Spanish, 0.2% Italian, 0.2% German, 0.2% Arabic, 0.2% Tamil.

The religious make up of Merrow is 62.2% Christian, 25.7% No religion, 1.6% Muslim, 1.2% Hindu, 0.6% Buddhist, 0.2% Sikh, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist.

605 people did not state a religion. 16 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.7% of people are married, 7.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 22.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.5% are separated or divorced. There are 367 widowed people living in Merrow.

The top occupations listed by people in Merrow are Professional 27.9%, Associate professional and technical 15.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.9%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Business and public service associate professionals 9.1%, Business, media and public service professionals 8.8%, Skilled trades 8.7%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 8.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.8%.

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