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Total Percentage Dorset South Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 53,068 - 71,843 376,480 59,115,810
All Males 26,097 49.2% 49.4% 48.9% 49.4%
All Females 26,971 50.8% 50.6% 51.1% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 8,403 15.8% 16.4% 15.9% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 30,731 57.9% 58.2% 55.4% 62.5%
65+ yrs 13,934 26.3% 25.4% 28.6% 18.3%
Male 0-15 yrs 4,302 8.1% 8.4% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 15,349 28.9% 29.2% 27.5% 31.2%
Male 65+ yrs 6,446 12.1% 11.9% 13.2% 8.4%
Female 0-15 yrs 4,101 7.7% 8.0% 7.8% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 15,382 29.0% 29.0% 27.9% 31.3%
Female 65+ yrs 7,488 14.1% 13.5% 15.4% 10.0%

Show Male/Female individual age breakdown

Source: Mid Year Estimates, Office for National Statistics

Change Birth Rate per 1,000
2011 - 10
2012 2.0% 10.2
2013 -3.9% 9.8
2014 -8.2% 9
2015 3.3% 9.3
2016 5.4% 9.8
2017 -4.1% 9.4
2018 -6.4% 8.8
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2011 - 11.3
2012 0.9% 11.4
2013 5.3% 12
2014 5.8% 12.7
2015 0.8% 12.8
2016 -2.3% 12.5
2017 -4.8% 11.9
2018 15.1% 13.7

Source: Office for National Statistics


95.2%

White British

4.9%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

2.2%

Main language not English

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


NINO Registrations

National Insurance number allocations to adult overseas nationals entering the UK

NINO Data only available at National and Unitary level. View NINO Data for Dorset Council


Religion

% Christian 62.4%
% Non-Christian 1.8%
% No religion 28.1%
% Religion not stated 7.9%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

94.7% Born in UK

90.6% Born in England

1.7% Born in Wales

1.9% Born in Scotland

0.5% Born in Northern Ireland

5.3% Born outside of UK

0.4% Born in Ireland

1.2% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

1.1% Born in EU (Accession Countries April 2001 - March 2011)

2.6% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

78.8% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 42.3%
% Good Health 36.5%
% Fair Health 15.2%
% Bad Health 4.6%
% Very Bad Health 1.4%

Unpaid care

11.6% of residents provide unpaid care.

8.8%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.8%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


1.5% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Senior Security (14.9%)

Followed by
Suburban Stability (11.7%)

And then
Vintage Value (9.9%)

Source : Mosaic 2017, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 23,360
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 25.9%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 30.8%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 10%
% of households lone parents* 9.6%
% all others** 23.7%

* may include members aged 65+, but not all

** may include households all aged 65+ but not a family

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Tenure

26,747 Residential Properties

% Owner Occupied 67.1%
% Public Rented 13.7%
% Private Rented 18%
% Other 1.3%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 25%
Semi-Detached 21.6%
Terraced 26.3%
Flats/Maisonettes 25.9%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 1.1%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics



% no cars or vans in household24.8%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household29.9%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Business type and size breakdowns only available at National, Unitary and Sub Unitary Geography level. View breakdowns for the Sub Unitary Geography area


Employment of workers by sector

Total Percentage
Total employment 24,101 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 3,798 15.76%
Human heath and social work activites 3,501 14.53%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 2,765 11.47%
Accommodation and food services 2,271 9.42%
Education 2,159 8.96%
Manufacturing 2,017 8.37%
Construction 1,979 8.21%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,209 5.02%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,043 4.33%
Transportation and storage 962 3.99%
Administrative and support service activities 837 3.47%
Information and communications 454 1.88%
Real estate activities 369 1.53%
Financial and insurance activities 336 1.39%
Water, sewerage and waste management 187 0.78%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 105 0.44%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 67 0.28%
Mining and quarrying 42 0.17%

Source: 2011 Census, ONS


Skills

24,101

All usual residents aged 16-74 in Employment

(includes students in employment)

36.8%

High skill occupation

45.3%

Intermediate skill occupation

17.9%

Low skill occupation

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Gross weekly full time earnings

Earnings data is only available at National, Pre Unitary County and Pre Unitary District level. View earnings for the pre unitary district level


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