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Total Percentage West Dorset Dorset England and Wales
All Persons 5,004 - 102,060 424,670 58,744,600
All Males 2,502 50.0% 48.2% 48.8% 49.4%
All Females 2,502 50.0% 51.8% 51.2% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 697 13.9% 15.5% 15.9% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 2,564 51.2% 54.3% 55.5% 62.8%
65+ yrs 1,743 34.8% 30.2% 28.7% 18.2%
Male 0-15 yrs 390 7.8% 7.9% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 1,302 26.0% 26.4% 27.5% 31.4%
Male 65+ yrs 810 16.2% 13.8% 13.1% 8.3%
Female 0-15 yrs 307 6.1% 7.5% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 1,262 25.2% 27.9% 27.9% 31.4%
Female 65+ yrs 933 18.6% 16.4% 15.5% 9.9%

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Source: 2016 Mid Year Estimates, Office for National Statistics

Change Birth Rate per 1,000
2011 - 8.4
2012 13.1% 9.5
2013 -1.1% 9.4
2014 -10.6% 8.4
2015 -14.3% 7.2
2016 11.1% 8
2017 -5.0% 7.6
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2011 - 12
2012 -19.2% 9.7
2013 30.9% 12.7
2014 -29.1% 9
2015 38.9% 12.5
2016 -0.8% 12.4
2017 4.8% 13

Source: Office for National Statistics


97.3%

White British

2.7%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

0.3%

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 66.9%
% Non-Christian 0.9%
% No religion 23.8%
% Religion not stated 8.4%

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

0.9% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

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

2.6% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

80.5% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 43.4%
% Good Health 37.1%
% Bad Health 3.7%
% Very Bad Health 1%

Unpaid care

12.0% of residents provide unpaid care.

9.7%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.3%

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
Country Living (46.3%)

Followed by
Rural Reality (38.5%)

And then
Senior Security (5.6%)

Source : Mosaic 2014, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 2,383
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 35.7%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 33.2%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 7.3%
% of households lone parents* 6.8%
% all others** 17.1%

* 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

2,737 Residential Properties

% Owner Occupied 70.2%
% Public Rented 14.6%
% Private Rented 12.5%
% Other 2.6%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 46.9%
Semi-Detached 24.6%
Terraced 17.1%
Flats/Maisonettes 10.9%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 0.5%

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 household11.2%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household40.5%

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 2,196 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 324 14.75%
Human heath and social work activites 289 13.16%
Construction 227 10.34%
Manufacturing 225 10.25%
Education 211 9.61%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 152 6.92%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 139 6.33%
Accommodation and food services 126 5.74%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 115 5.24%
Administrative and support service activities 102 4.64%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 96 4.37%
Transportation and storage 45 2.05%
Real estate activities 44 2.00%
Information and communications 42 1.91%
Financial and insurance activities 29 1.32%
Water, sewerage and waste management 21 0.96%
Mining and quarrying 6 0.27%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 3 0.14%

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

2,196

All usual residents aged 16-64 in Employment

36.1%

High skill occupation

47.9%

Intermediate skill occupation

16%

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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