Gosport Overview

53/100
Total Score
246/329
Ranking

The Big Picture

Gosport is a local authority situated on the south coast of England, in the county of Hampshire. According to the latest estimates, the population of Gosport is around 88,000 people. The housing in the area is primarily made up of terraced houses and apartments, with some larger detached properties available. Gosport is known for its strong naval heritage, with events such as the Gosport Marine Festival celebrating this history. The area also has a range of community initiatives, including the Gosport Community Lottery, which raises funds for local causes. For entertainment, the local cinema offers a mix of mainstream and independent films, while the Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower provides an interesting and educational day out. The strength of the local economy in Gosport is largely due to its proximity to Portsmouth, which is home to a number of major employers in the defence industry, such as BAE Systems and QinetiQ.

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Gosport Population

The population graphic above highlights changes in Gosport’s population over time, while the diversity graphic compares local diversity to the national average, giving a snapshot of the area’s cultural makeup.

Gosport Diversity

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