Cosham Demographics (Portsmouth, England)

Cosham is a ward in Portsmouth of South East, England and includes areas of Wymering, Cosham, Horsea Island, Acorn Business Centre, The Heights, Northarbour, Drayton, Highbury and Paulsgrove.

In the 2011 census the population of Cosham was 13,830 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Cosham is 39, while the median age is lower at 38.

89.8% of people living in Cosham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.1% India, 0.7% Philippines, 0.7% Wales, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% Nigeria, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong .

96.3% of people living in Cosham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Polish, 0.5% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.3% Bengali, 0.3% Malayalam, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Gujarati, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese.

The religious make up of Cosham is 56.9% Christian, 32.6% No religion, 1.1% Muslim, 0.6% Hindu, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh. 1,030 people did not state a religion. 40 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 4 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

44.0% of people are married, 11.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 25.1% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 10.0% are separated or divorced. There are 834 widowed people living in Cosham.

The top occupations listed by people in Cosham are Professional 16.1%, Elementary 13.3%, Skilled trades 12.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Elementary administration and service 11.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Sales and customer service 9.5%, Administrative 9.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.3%.

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