Gosforth Demographics (Copeland, England)

Gosforth is a ward in Copeland of North West, England and includes areas of Calderbridge, Meadowfield, Wasdale Head, Cross Lanes Ind Est, Whitecroft, Ponsonby, Wasdale, Denton Park, Sellafield, Gosforth and Wellington.

In the 2011 census the population of Gosforth was 1,396 and is made up of approximately 47% females and 53% males.

The average age of people in Gosforth is 50, while the median age is higher at 53.

91.5% of people living in Gosforth were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 4.2% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.6% United States, 0.4% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.1% China.

99.6% of people living in Gosforth speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Mandarin Chinese, 0.1% Any Sign Communication System, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% French, 0.1% Polish.

The religious make up of Gosforth is 76.1% Christian, 16.1% No religion, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 93 people did not state a religion. 9 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.8% of people are married, 7.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.9% are separated or divorced. There are 51 widowed people living in Gosforth.

The top occupations listed by people in Gosforth are Professional 21.6%, Skilled trades 21.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.9%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Science, research, engineering and technology professionals 10.3%, Other managers and proprietors 9.4%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 9.1%, Agricultural and Related Trades 9.1%, Elementary 7.9%, Administrative and secretarial 6.7%.

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