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Lewes Road, Bromley, BR1 2RH | Demographic profile

Lewes Road is in a desirable neighbourhood popular with families

Demographic data is collected by the Office for National Statistics in the census, the most recent of which took place in 2015. This information is grouped into small geographic areas a few streets in size.

National politics

    Bromley and Chislehurst Borough is represented by the Conservative party.

 
Conservative

National (General) Election 2017

53.95%
Conservative
33.4%
Labour
7.22%
Lib Dem
2.96%
UKIP
2.46%
Green
Voting margin 20.55%
Voting turnout 71.0%

Lewes Road falls within the parliamentary constituency of Bromley and Chislehurst Borough, represented by the Conservative MP, Robert Neill. At the last general election the Conservative Party won control with a majority of 9,590 votes over the Labour Party. A breakdown of voting at the last election is shown above.

Population

  • 1682 people living in the immediate local area as of the 2011 census
low density urban

The most recent data we have available indicates that the area around Lewes Road is fairly densely populated, with 1682 people living in the neighbourhood.

While population density on its own doesn’t mean a huge deal, a fairly densely populated area might mean that you’re more likely to experience issues like noise or congestion caused by local traffic. However, it also might mean that key services and facilities are more accessible, located where the largest number of people can reach them.

Average age of local residents

  • Slightly older than the National average of 39
42 years old
6%
5%
0-4
6%
5%
5-9
6%
6%
10-15
4%
3%
16-19
6%
4%
20-24
6%
8%
25-29
19%
22%
30-44
25%
24%
45-64
17%
20%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • National Average
  • This Area

Popularity with families

  • Popular with young families
Family

The area around Lewes Road is popular with young families. There is an even split between single people and married couples.

Ethnic Group

  • White British, with a mix of White (other) and Indian
Ethnicity

The most recent census data on ethnicity indicates that most people living within the area are White British, with a mix of White (other) and Indian around this.

Income

  • Average household income is much higher than the National average
61k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income much higher than the National average.

Deprivation

  • Bromley performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Bromley performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.

Industry of employment

  • Most popular sectors: Property, Finance, and Retail
Office
Property

Typical industries in which local people are employed include Property, Finance, and Retail

Travel to work

  • Most popular travel methods: Car and Bus
Car
Car

Most people travel to their workplace by Car (58%) and Bus (16%)

Local politics

    Bromley and Chislehurst Borough is represented by the Conservative party.

 
Conservative

Local elections

50
Conservative
8
Labour
2
Independents
Voting margin 42

Locally, Lewes Road falling under the responsibility of Bromley, which is controlled by the Conservative party. At a county level, Greater London Authority provide some services.

Average age of local residents

  • Substantially older than the Lewisham Locality average of 36
42 years old
7%
5%
0-4
7%
5%
5-9
8%
6%
10-15
5%
3%
16-19
5%
4%
20-24
6%
8%
25-29
23%
22%
30-44
21%
24%
45-64
12%
20%
65+

Population breakdown by age range

  • Lewisham Locality Average
  • This Area

Income

  • Average household income is much higher than the Lewisham Locality average
61k
Average annual income

Deprivation indices indicate this is generally quite an affluent area. At the same time, local households have an income much higher than the Lewisham Locality average.

Deprivation

  • Bromley scores significantly better than Lewisham in official government statistics reflecting household income, employment, health and access to opportunities
above average

Data released by the government each year indicates that this part of Bromley performs well in official government statistics looking at household income, employment, health and access to opportunities

This information is modelled on the Indices of Multiple Deprivation, a national dataset compiled by the department for Communities and Local Government. This ranks neighbourhoods from ‘best’ to ‘worst’ across a number of criteria including access to employment, life expectancy, income and health. While this might be a simplistic way of viewing things, there is a strong relationship between an area’s IMD ranking and its desirability as a place to live.