Comparators
Total Percentage Dorset West Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 8,335 - 36,795 378,510 59,439,840
All Males 3,942 47.3% 48.2% 49.0% 49.4%
All Females 4,393 52.7% 51.8% 51.0% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 1,179 14.1% 13.5% 15.8% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 4,587 55.0% 51.7% 55.1% 62.3%
65+ yrs 2,569 30.8% 34.9% 29.1% 18.5%
Male 0-15 yrs 600 7.2% 6.9% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 2,203 26.4% 24.9% 27.5% 31.1%
Male 65+ yrs 1,139 13.7% 16.4% 13.4% 8.5%
Female 0-15 yrs 579 6.9% 6.6% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 2,384 28.6% 26.8% 27.7% 31.2%
Female 65+ yrs 1,430 17.2% 18.5% 15.6% 10.1%

Show Male/Female individual age breakdown

Source: Mid Year Estimates, Office for National Statistics

Change Birth Rate per 1,000
2011 - 9.3
2012 38.7% 12.9
2013 -35.7% 8.3
2014 -4.8% 7.9
2015 2.5% 8.1
2016 -1.2% 8
2017 15% 9.2
2018 -25% 6.9
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2011 - 14.1
2012 0.7% 14.2
2013 19.7% 17
2014 -27.6% 12.3
2015 9.8% 13.5
2016 6.7% 14.4
2017 10.4% 15.9
2018 -11.3% 14.1

Source: Office for National Statistics


95.9%

White British

4.1%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

1.4%

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 57.7%
% Non-Christian 1.4%
% No religion 31.1%
% Religion not stated 9.8%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

95.1% Born in UK

92.6% Born in England

1.2% Born in Wales

1% Born in Scotland

0.3% Born in Northern Ireland

4.9% Born outside of UK

0.6% Born in Ireland

1.1% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

0.7% Born in EU (Accession Countries April 2001 - March 2011)

2.6% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

76.0% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 38.6%
% Good Health 37.4%
% Fair Health 17.5%
% Bad Health 5.3%
% Very Bad Health 1.2%

Unpaid care

11.4% of residents provide unpaid care.

9%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.4%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


1.8% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Vintage Value (20%)

Followed by
Senior Security (10.5%)

And then
Rental Hubs (9.9%)

Source : Mosaic 2019, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 4,029
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 30%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 25.7%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 9.8%
% of households lone parents* 8.6%
% all others** 25.8%

* 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

% Owner Occupied 60.2%
% Public Rented 22.5%
% Private Rented 15.9%
% Other 1.4%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 17.5%
Semi-Detached 21.2%
Terraced 26.6%
Flats/Maisonettes 34.8%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 0%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics



% no cars or vans in household27.6%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household24.5%

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 3,807 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 752 19.75%
Human heath and social work activites 539 14.16%
Manufacturing 439 11.53%
Construction 400 10.51%
Accommodation and food services 347 9.11%
Education 305 8.01%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 194 5.10%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 162 4.26%
Administrative and support service activities 160 4.20%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 148 3.89%
Transportation and storage 111 2.92%
Information and communications 73 1.92%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 45 1.18%
Financial and insurance activities 44 1.16%
Real estate activities 43 1.13%
Water, sewerage and waste management 32 0.84%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 8 0.21%
Mining and quarrying 5 0.13%

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

3,807

All usual residents aged 16-74 in Employment (includes students in employment)

31.9%

High skill occupation

47.5%

Intermediate skill occupation

20.6%

Low skill occupation

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Gross weekly full time earnings

Earnings data is only available at National and Unitary level.


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