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Total Percentage Dorset West Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 3,989 - 36,740 376,480 59,115,810
All Males 1,969 49.4% 48.2% 48.9% 49.4%
All Females 2,020 50.6% 51.8% 51.1% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 558 14.0% 14.0% 15.9% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 2,039 51.1% 52.4% 55.4% 62.5%
65+ yrs 1,392 34.9% 33.5% 28.6% 18.3%
Male 0-15 yrs 316 7.9% 7.2% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 1,019 25.5% 25.3% 27.5% 31.2%
Male 65+ yrs 634 15.9% 15.7% 13.2% 8.4%
Female 0-15 yrs 242 6.1% 6.8% 7.8% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 1,020 25.6% 27.1% 27.9% 31.3%
Female 65+ yrs 758 19.0% 17.8% 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 - 8.5
2012 14.1% 9.7
2013 -4.1% 9.3
2014 -4.3% 8.9
2015 -5.6% 8.4
2016 -1.2% 8.3
2017 2.4% 8.5
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2011 - 13.4
2012 -25.4% 10
2013 39% 13.9
2014 -34.5% 9.1
2015 49.5% 13.6
2016 -9.6% 12.3
2017 22.0% 15

Source: Office for National Statistics


97.3%

White British

2.7%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

0.8%

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 and Unitary level. View NINO Data for Dorset Council


Religion

% Christian 66.7%
% Non-Christian 1%
% No religion 24.4%
% Religion not stated 7.9%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

95.7% Born in UK

93% Born in England

1.2% Born in Wales

1.3% Born in Scotland

0.2% Born in Northern Ireland

4.3% Born outside of UK

0.3% Born in Ireland

1% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

0.5% Born in EU (Accession Countries April 2001 - March 2011)

2.4% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

79.3% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 43%
% Good Health 36.3%
% Fair Health 15.5%
% Bad Health 4.2%
% Very Bad Health 1%

Unpaid care

11.9% of residents provide unpaid care.

9.4%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.5%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


0.2% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Rural Reality (49.6%)

Followed by
Country Living (33.9%)

And then
Senior Security (5.9%)

Source : Mosaic 2014, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 1,947
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 37.8%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 30.7%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 7.6%
% of households lone parents* 7.1%
% all others** 16.9%

* 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

2,186 Residential Properties

% Owner Occupied 68.9%
% Public Rented 16.2%
% Private Rented 12.4%
% Other 2.5%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 42.1%
Semi-Detached 26%
Terraced 19%
Flats/Maisonettes 12.7%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 0.2%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Median House Prices

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


% no cars or vans in household12.6%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household37.2%

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 1,706 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 264 15.47%
Human heath and social work activites 223 13.07%
Construction 181 10.61%
Manufacturing 174 10.20%
Education 173 10.14%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 114 6.68%
Accommodation and food services 100 5.86%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 91 5.33%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 87 5.10%
Administrative and support service activities 79 4.63%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 78 4.57%
Transportation and storage 36 2.11%
Information and communications 34 1.99%
Real estate activities 28 1.64%
Financial and insurance activities 22 1.29%
Water, sewerage and waste management 15 0.88%
Mining and quarrying 5 0.29%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 2 0.12%

Source: 2011 Census, ONS


Claimant unemployment

Claimant unemployment data is only available at National, Unitary Authority and Sub Unitary Geography level. View breakdowns for Sub Unitary Geography area


Skills

1,706

All usual residents aged 16-74 in Employment

(includes students in employment)

34.5%

High skill occupation

48.5%

Intermediate skill occupation

17%

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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