Culture, Heritage and Diversity


Intercultural city: London Lewisham, United Kingdom


Population diversity

Lewisham is a London borough. It has a population of 264,500. The majority group –(whites) make up 57 % of the total population. Foreign-born resident make up 27% of the borough’s population. First and second generation migrants make up an estimated 32 % of the borough’s population.


The ethnic groups includes:

  • Black Caribbean - 13.40%;

  • Black Africans - 11.40%;

  • Black Other -5.7%

  • Indians - 2.1%.

Profile and activities

Intercultural profile


Intercultural Cities Index

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Useful link

Young Mayor of Lewisham: 10th anniversary commemorative book




General information

Official website


Sir Steve Bullock



London Lewisham on the map