Pennington Demographics (New Forest, England)

Pennington is a ward in New Forest of South East, England and includes areas of Sway, Boldre, Pennington, St. Austins, Shirley Holms, Battramsley Cross and Sandy Down.

In the 2011 census the population of Pennington was 6,062 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

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

89.7% of people living in Pennington were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% South Africa, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% South America.

97.7% of people living in Pennington speak English. The other top languages spoken are 1.0% Polish, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.2% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Malayalam, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Pennington is 67.5% Christian, 23.2% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 469 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

49.8% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.7% are separated or divorced. There are 390 widowed people living in Pennington.

The top occupations listed by people in Pennington are Skilled trades 17.0%, Professional 14.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 13.7%, Elementary 12.6%, Elementary administration and service 11.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.0%, Caring personal service 10.2%, Administrative and secretarial 8.9%, Associate professional and technical 8.3%, Sales and customer service 8.3%.