Household details.

The 2001 census states that Gosfield consists of 627 households and 1364 residents. Assuming these figures are accurate we acquired a response from 58.3% of households and 57.5% of residents.

Question 1. “How many people normally live in your household” - There was a high percentage of homes with 2 residents [53%] the next highest category was with one resident 23.6%  

 

Households with

H,Holds

Residents

H'Holds %

1 resident

86

86

23.6

2 residents

194

388

53.3

3 residents

43

129

11.8

4 residents

33

132

9.1

5 residents

8

40

2.2

Total

364

775

100.0

 

Questions 2/3/4 related to age and gender and the results are shown in the graph below. Gosfield has a mature population 73% 50 years old or older, 272 over 65.

 

Question 5. “To which of the following categories do you belong” - (A) Employed, self-employed, studying or (B) Unemployed, retired, do not work
294 Answered “A” - 45.7%
349 Answered “B” - 54.3%


Question 6 “If you answered A to question 5, how far do you travel to work" -

 

 

Total

%

 

 

  

Work/study from home

34

     11.4

Up to 5 miles

82

     27.6

Over 5 miles

181

     60.9

 

 

 

Total

297

   100.0


 

Question 7 “Your mode of transport to work/study” 263 travel to work or study, of which 220 [83%] do so by car or van