Nelson Demographics (Portsmouth, England)

Nelson is a ward in Portsmouth of South East, England and includes areas of Mile End, Rudmore, Stamshaw, Whale Island, Tipner, North End, Copnor and Buckland.

In the 2011 census the population of Nelson was 14,250 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Nelson is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

86.2% of people living in Nelson were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Scotland, 1.0% Wales, 0.9% Bangladesh, 0.5% India, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% Philippines, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% China.

92.5% of people living in Nelson speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.9% Polish, 1.1% Bengali, 0.3% All other Chinese, 0.3% Arabic, 0.3% Romanian, 0.3% Lithuanian, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.2% Kurdish, 0.2% French.

The religious make up of Nelson is 52.0% Christian, 35.7% No religion, 3.5% Muslim, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Atheist. 966 people did not state a religion. 80 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

34.3% of people are married, 15.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 28.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 13.2% are separated or divorced. There are 1,136 widowed people living in Nelson.

The top occupations listed by people in Nelson are Elementary 16.4%, Skilled trades 14.2%, Elementary administration and service 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.2%, Sales and customer service 10.9%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.8%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Professional 9.9%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.6%, Administrative 9.2%.

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