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Hampshire, commonly noted as Hants is the largest county in the Southern coast of England. It is an affluent area with low levels of deprivation, is the birthplace of the British Army, Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force and UK’s leading business location. Europe’s two biggest ports; Portsmouth and Southampton lie in Hampshire.
Hampshire is a county on the southern coast of England in the United Kingdom. Population density 468/km2 (1,210/sq mi) with a population of 1,322,300 on a space are of 3, 679 km² (1,420 sq mi).
With 2 national parks and beach side resorts, Hampshire attracts worldwide tourists. Despite losing more land into sea than other counties in the UK, it is the third largest shire county consisting of an area of 3, 700 km2 (1,400 sq mi) with a net population figure of 1, 317, 800 as per census 2011, the demographics records a population density of 3.6 person per hectare.
The unemployment rate is at 1.9% which is lower than the national rate at 3.3 % as most jobs are derived from Portsmouth and Winchester in the whole country, over the last 10 years, the mortality rate has fallen by a disproportionate number while the birth rate still at a higher number remained almost stagnant. International migration within this district is comparatively low. In 2005, the net migration figure was approximately 20, 000. The demographic changes are continuously having influences on social and economic trends.
This administrative county is divided into 11 districts; Southampton, Portsmouth, Basingstoke and Deane, Gosport, Hart, Fareham/ Portchester, Eastleigh, East Hampshire, Havant, Winchester, Test Valley, New Forest and Rushmoor.