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== [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Borough_of_Bromley#Demographics Demographics] ==
 
== [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Borough_of_Bromley#Demographics Demographics] ==
  
In the [[United Kingdom Census 2011|2011 UK Census]], the borough had a population of 309,392. All major religions are represented, but of those stating a choice, 60.07% described themselves as [[Christian]]. In 2001, of the population, 43.47% were in full-time employment and 11.06% in part-time employment &ndash; compared to a London average of 42.64% and 8.62%, respectively. Residents were predominantly owner-occupiers, with 32.53% owning their house outright, and a further 42.73% owning with a mortgage. Only 1.42% were in [[public housing|local authority housing]], with a further 12.74% renting from a [[housing association]], or other registered social landlord.<ref>http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=276748&c=Bromley&d=13&e=16&g=328548&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1235571663273&enc=1</ref>
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In 1801, the civil parishes that form the modern borough had a total population of 8,944. This rose slowly throughout the nineteenth century, as the district became built up; reaching 17,192 in the middle of the century. When the railways arrived, the rate of population growth increased. The population peaked in the 1970s, when industry began to relocate from London.
  
A study in 2017 showed that Bromley had the second lowest poverty rate (15%) of any London borough. <ref name="London's Poverty Profile">https://www.trustforlondon.org.uk/data/poverty-borough</ref>
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In the 2011 UK Census, the borough had a population of 309,392. All major religions are represented, but of those stating a choice, 60.07% described themselves as Christian. In 2001, of the population, 43.47% were in full-time employment and 11.06% in part-time employment – compared to a London average of 42.64% and 8.62%, respectively. Residents were predominantly owner-occupiers, with 32.53% owning their house outright, and a further 42.73% owning with a mortgage. Only 1.42% were in local authority housing, with a further 12.74% renting from a housing association, or other registered social landlord.
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A study in 2017 showed that Bromley had the second lowest poverty rate (15%) of any London borough.

Revision as of 16:36, 1 March 2019

The London Borough of Bromley is named after Bromley, its principal town.

Demographics

In 1801, the civil parishes that form the modern borough had a total population of 8,944. This rose slowly throughout the nineteenth century, as the district became built up; reaching 17,192 in the middle of the century. When the railways arrived, the rate of population growth increased. The population peaked in the 1970s, when industry began to relocate from London.

In the 2011 UK Census, the borough had a population of 309,392. All major religions are represented, but of those stating a choice, 60.07% described themselves as Christian. In 2001, of the population, 43.47% were in full-time employment and 11.06% in part-time employment – compared to a London average of 42.64% and 8.62%, respectively. Residents were predominantly owner-occupiers, with 32.53% owning their house outright, and a further 42.73% owning with a mortgage. Only 1.42% were in local authority housing, with a further 12.74% renting from a housing association, or other registered social landlord.

A study in 2017 showed that Bromley had the second lowest poverty rate (15%) of any London borough.