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Purley Oaks & Riddlesdown, Croydon

Ethnic Makeup near Purley Oaks National Rail Station, South Croydon

Main ethnicity

White British51%37%

Higher than average

White British51%37%
White Irish3%1.8%
Black Caribbean9%4%
Other Black3%1.7%

Lower than average

Other White5%15%
Black African1.4%8%
Immediate area
Average for London

Ethnic Makeup

White British 51%
Black Caribbean 9%
Indian 7%
Other Asian 6%
Mixed 6%
Other White 5%
White Irish 3%
Pakistani 3%
Other Black 3%
Chinese 2.8%
Other 1.7%
Black African 1.4%
Bangladeshi 0.3%
Gypsy 0%
Roma 0%
Arab 0%

Data source: Office for National Statistics

Census 2021

The address Purley Oaks National Rail Station, South Croydon is situated within the Immediate Area, which displays distinctive ethnic group characteristics:

The main ethnic group is White British, representing 51% of the population. On average, 37% of the population in London belong to the White British ethnic group.

The following ethnic groups have proportions higher than the average for the London:

  • White British: 51% (London average: 37%)
  • White Irish: 3% (London average: 1.8%)
  • Black Caribbean: 9% (London average: 4%)
  • Other Black: 3% (London average: 1.7%)

Conversely, the following ethnic groups have a proportion lower than the average for London:

  • Other White: 5% (London average: 15%)
  • Bangladeshi: 0.3% (London average: 4%)
  • Black African: 1.4% (London average: 8%)
  • Arab: 0% (London average: 1.6%)
  • Other: 1.7% (London average: 5%)

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