North Dorset Census Demographics United Kingdom
In the 2011 census the population of North Dorset was 68,583 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.
The average age of people in North Dorset is 43, while the median age is higher at 44.
89.7% of people living in North Dorset were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.5% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% Australia.
97.5% of people living in North Dorset speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.8% Polish, 0.4% Nepalese, 0.1% German, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Lithuanian.
The religious make up of North Dorset is 66.5% Christian, 23.3% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.3% Hindu, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Agnostic.
5,517 people did not state a religion. 251 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 7 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.
55.3% of people are married, 10.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.8% are separated or divorced. There are 3,295 widowed people living in North Dorset.
The top occupations listed by people in North Dorset are Skilled trades 16.5%, Professional 14.5%, Associate professional and technical 13.2%, Elementary 11.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.3%, Administrative and secretarial 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.5%, Elementary administration and service 8.6%, Caring personal service 7.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 7.2%.
Browse for North Dorset Demographics by ward/suburb
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- North Dorset Areas
- Abbey, Blackmore, Blandford Damory Down, Blandford Hilltop, Blandford Langton St Leonards, Blandford Old Town, Blandford Station, Bourton and District, Bulbarrow, Cranborne Chase, Gillingham Town, Hill Forts, Lodbourne, Lydden Vale, Marnhull, Milton, Motcombe and Ham, Portman, Riversdale, Shaftesbury Central, Shaftesbury Christy's, Shaftesbury Grosvenor, Shaftesbury Underhill, Stour Valley, The Beacon, The Lower Tarrants, The Stours, Wyke
- 2011 Census United Kingdom