Furzedown and Hardley Demographics (New Forest, England)

Furzedown and Hardley is a ward in New Forest of South East, England and includes areas of Hardley, Hythe, Butts Ash and Netley View.

In the 2011 census the population of Furzedown and Hardley was 3,526 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Furzedown and Hardley is 40, while the median age is higher at 42.

89.8% of people living in Furzedown and Hardley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 2.0% Wales, 0.6% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.5% India, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% North Africa, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Zimbabwe.

98.3% of people living in Furzedown and Hardley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Polish, 0.2% Oceanic/Australian language, 0.2% French, 0.1% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Nepalese, 0.1% Urdu, 0.1% West African language, 0.1% Russian.

The religious make up of Furzedown and Hardley is 63.5% Christian, 29.3% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.3% Sikh, 0.2% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Humanist. 188 people did not state a religion. 13 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.7% of people are married, 10.0% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 19.0% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.2% are separated or divorced. There are 204 widowed people living in Furzedown and Hardley.

The top occupations listed by people in Furzedown and Hardley are Skilled trades 14.7%, Administrative and secretarial 13.9%, Elementary 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.2%, Professional 11.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Administrative 10.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.7%.