East Dorset Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of East Dorset was 87,166 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.
The average age of people in East Dorset is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.
91.8% of people living in East Dorset were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 0.4% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Bangladesh.
99.0% of people living in East Dorset speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Spanish.
The religious make up of East Dorset is 66.8% Christian, 23.8% No religion, 0.4% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic.
6,682 people did not state a religion. 276 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
58.6% of people are married, 8.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 4,085 widowed people living in East Dorset.
The top occupations listed by people in East Dorset are Professional 17.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.1%, Skilled trades 13.5%, Administrative and secretarial 12.4%, Associate professional and technical 12.3%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Administrative 8.7%, Elementary 8.7%, Sales and customer service 7.6%.
Browse for East Dorset Demographics by ward/suburb
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- East Dorset Areas
- Alderholt, Ameysford, Colehill East, Colehill West, Corfe Mullen Central, Corfe Mullen North, Corfe Mullen South, Crane, Ferndown Central, Ferndown Links, Handley Vale, Holt, Longham, Parley, St Leonards and St Ives East, St Leonards and St Ives West, Stapehill, Stour, Three Cross and Potterne, Verwood Dewlands, Verwood Newtown, Verwood Stephen's Castle, West Moors, Wimborne Minster
- 2011 Census United Kingdom