Fosse Demographics (Leicester, England)

Fosse is a ward in Leicester of East Midlands, England and includes areas of Newfound Pool and Beaumont Leys.

In the 2011 census the population of Fosse was 13,072 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Fosse is 35, while the median age is lower at 31.

72.0% of people living in Fosse were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 3.3% India, 0.9% Zimbabwe, 0.9% Kenya, 0.8% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.6% Nigeria, 0.5% Wales, 0.4% Ghana, 0.4% Iran.

78.9% of people living in Fosse speak English. The other top languages spoken are 8.4% Polish, 2.7% Gujarati, 0.9% Panjabi, 0.9% Latvian, 0.5% Russian, 0.5% Slovak, 0.5% Urdu, 0.5% Portuguese, 0.4% Persian/Farsi.

The religious make up of Fosse is 48.2% Christian, 30.5% No religion, 6.6% Hindu, 4.9% Muslim, 2.0% Sikh, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 808 people did not state a religion. 41 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 3 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

34.0% of people are married, 15.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 33.8% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.6% are separated or divorced. There are 624 widowed people living in Fosse.

The top occupations listed by people in Fosse are Elementary 19.4%, Elementary administration and service 16.8%, Process, plant and machine operatives 12.4%, Skilled trades 11.9%, Professional 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.7%, Administrative and secretarial 9.4%, Sales and customer service 9.2%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.3%.