Forton Demographics (Gosport, England)

Forton is a ward in Gosport of South East, England and includes areas of Camden Town, Brockhurst, Privett, Fort Brockhurst, Hardway, Elson and Priddys Hard.

In the 2011 census the population of Forton was 4,743 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Forton is 36, while the median age is also 36.

91.7% of people living in Forton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.3% Scotland, 1.2% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% Ireland, 0.1% United States, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% South Africa.

99.0% of people living in Forton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Turkish, 0.1% Vietnamese.

The religious make up of Forton is 54.1% Christian, 36.3% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 350 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

43.1% of people are married, 14.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 24.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.1% are separated or divorced. There are 307 widowed people living in Forton.

The top occupations listed by people in Forton are Elementary 16.0%, Skilled trades 14.4%, Elementary administration and service 14.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Caring personal service 10.3%, Sales and customer service 9.8%, Administrative 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.8%.

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