Fordingbridge Demographics (New Forest, England)

Fordingbridge is a ward in New Forest of South East, England and includes areas of Tinkers Cross, Sandleheath, Lower Burgate and Burgate.

In the 2011 census the population of Fordingbridge was 6,678 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Fordingbridge is 45, while the median age is higher at 47.

91.2% of people living in Fordingbridge were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% India, 0.2% United States, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Australia.

98.8% of people living in Fordingbridge speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Fordingbridge is 66.5% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 554 people did not state a religion. 23 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.0% of people are married, 9.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.7% are separated or divorced. There are 370 widowed people living in Fordingbridge.

The top occupations listed by people in Fordingbridge are Professional 17.3%, Skilled trades 14.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.9%, Administrative and secretarial 11.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.8%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Elementary 8.8%, Administrative 7.8%, Caring personal service 7.3%.

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