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Total Percentage West Dorset Dorset England and Wales
All Persons 9,724 - 101,510 422,930 58,381,220
All Males 4,529 46.6% 48.2% 48.8% 49.4%
All Females 5,195 53.4% 51.8% 51.2% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 1,649 17.0% 15.4% 15.9% 19.0%
16-64 yrs 4,982 51.2% 54.8% 55.8% 63.0%
65+ yrs 3,093 31.8% 29.8% 28.3% 18.0%
Male 0-15 yrs 822 8.5% 7.9% 8.2% 9.7%
Male 16-64 yrs 2,444 25.1% 26.7% 27.7% 31.5%
Male 65+ yrs 1,263 13.0% 13.6% 12.9% 8.2%
Female 0-15 yrs 827 8.5% 7.5% 7.8% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 2,538 26.1% 28.1% 28.1% 31.5%
Female 65+ yrs 1,830 18.8% 16.2% 15.4% 9.8%

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Source: 2016 Mid Year Estimates, Office for National Statistics

Change Birth Rate per 1,000
2011 - 9.9
2012 -16.2% 8.3
2013 -27.7% 6
2014 25% 7.5
2015 -8% 6.9
2016 0% 6.9
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2011 - 14
2012 22.9% 17.2
2013 -12.2% 15.1
2014 -4.0% 14.5
2015 3.4% 15
2016 1.3% 15.2

Source: Office for National Statistics


92.5%

White British

7.5%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

3.8%

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, County and District level. View NINO Data for the district level


Religion

% Christian 68.3%
% Non-Christian 1.9%
% No religion 22.3%
% Religion not stated 7.4%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

90.4% Born in UK

86.7% Born in England

1.4% Born in Wales

1.9% Born in Scotland

0.4% Born in Northern Ireland

9.6% Born outside of UK

0.6% Born in Ireland

1.8% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

0.4% Born in EU (Accession Countries April 2001 - March 2011)

6.7% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

79.6% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 45.3%
% Good Health 34.3%
% Bad Health 3.9%
% Very Bad Health 1.1%

Unpaid care

10.0% of residents provide unpaid care.

7.8%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.2%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


11.3% of residents live in communal establishments.


Mosaic

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Senior Security (24%)

Followed by
Vintage Value (20.2%)

And then
Family Basics (10%)

Source : Mosaic 2014, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 4,213
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 37.7%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 25.4%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 7.7%
% of households lone parents* 8%
% all others** 21.2%

* 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

4,835 Residential Properties

% Owner Occupied 61.9%
% Public Rented 18.6%
% Private Rented 16.7%
% Other 2.8%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 23.5%
Semi-Detached 25.2%
Terraced 33%
Flats/Maisonettes 16.9%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 1.4%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Median House Prices

House Prices data only available at District level View House Prices Data for the district level


% no cars or vans in household23%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household26.7%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Business type and size breakdowns only available at National, County and District level. View breakdowns for the district level


Employment of workers by sector

Total Percentage
Total employment 3,737 -
Education 667 17.85%
Wholesale, retail and repair 628 16.80%
Human heath and social work activites 459 12.28%
Manufacturing 418 11.19%
Accommodation and food services 234 6.26%
Construction 228 6.10%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 218 5.83%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 186 4.98%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 179 4.79%
Administrative and support service activities 153 4.09%
Transportation and storage 122 3.26%
Information and communications 75 2.01%
Real estate activities 57 1.53%
Financial and insurance activities 44 1.18%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 33 0.88%
Water, sewerage and waste management 27 0.72%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 5 0.13%
Mining and quarrying 4 0.11%

Source: 2011 Census, ONS


Claimant unemployment

Claimant unemployment data is only available at National, County and District level. View breakdowns for the district level


Skills

3,737

All usual residents aged 16-64 in Employment

40.5%

High skill occupation

41.9%

Intermediate skill occupation

17.6%

Low skill occupation

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Gross weekly full time earnings

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


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