Elson Demographics (Gosport, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Elson was 4,644 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Elson is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

91.2% of people living in Elson were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.9% Scotland, 1.1% Wales, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.2% Ireland, 0.1% Bangladesh, 0.1% Hong Kong , 0.1% Kenya.

98.7% of people living in Elson speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.3% Polish, 0.2% Gujarati, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Latvian, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Romanian.

The religious make up of Elson is 60.5% Christian, 31.7% No religion, 0.5% Hindu, 0.4% Muslim, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 271 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

52.5% of people are married, 10.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.4% are separated or divorced. There are 262 widowed people living in Elson.

The top occupations listed by people in Elson are Skilled trades 14.7%, Associate professional and technical 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 13.6%, Elementary 11.7%, Administrative 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Elementary administration and service 10.5%, Professional 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%.

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