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Comparators
Total Percentage Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 426,520 - 378,510 59,439,840
All Males 208,330 48.8% 49.0% 49.4%
All Females 218,190 51.2% 51.0% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 67,670 15.9% 15.8% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 235,270 55.2% 55.1% 62.3%
65+ yrs 123,570 29.0% 29.1% 18.5%
Male 0-15 yrs 34,670 8.1% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 116,830 27.4% 27.5% 31.1%
Male 65+ yrs 56,830 13.3% 13.4% 8.5%
Female 0-15 yrs 33,000 7.7% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 118,440 27.8% 27.7% 31.2%
Female 65+ yrs 66,740 15.6% 15.6% 10.1%

Show Male/Female individual age breakdown

Source: Mid Year Estimates, Office for National Statistics

Change Birth Rate per 1,000
2003 - 8.6
2004 -3.5% 8.3
2005 3.6% 8.6
2006 -2.3% 8.4
2007 4.8% 8.8
2008 2.3% 9
2009 1.1% 9.1
2010 -2.2% 8.9
2011 -2.2% 8.7
2012 2.3% 8.9
2013 -3.4% 8.6
2014 -3.5% 8.3
2015 0% 8.3
2016 0% 8.3
2017 -3.6% 8
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2003 - 12.2
2004 -0.8% 12.1
2005 -2.5% 11.8
2006 -0.8% 11.7
2007 -2.6% 11.4
2008 -0.9% 11.3
2009 4.4% 11.8
2010 -4.2% 11.3
2011 -0.9% 11.2
2012 1.8% 11.4
2013 3.5% 11.8
2014 -4.2% 11.3
2015 10.6% 12.5
2016 -2.4% 12.2
2017 2.5% 12.5

Source: Office for National Statistics


95.5%

White British

4.5%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

1.7%

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 65.3%
% Non-Christian 1.4%
% No religion 25.2%
% Religion not stated 8%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

94.4% Born in UK

91% Born in England

1.5% Born in Wales

1.5% Born in Scotland

0.4% Born in Northern Ireland

5.6% Born outside of UK

0.4% Born in Ireland

1.3% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

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

3.1% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

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

% Very Good Health 44.6%
% Good Health 35.9%
% Fair Health 14.5%
% Bad Health 3.9%
% Very Bad Health 1.1%

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


2.3% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

MOSAIC data is only available at Sub Unitary Geography, Town, Ward and Parish level

Source : Mosaic 2019, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 180,213
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 30.6%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 35.1%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 8.4%
% of households lone parents* 7.6%
% all others** 18.4%

* 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 72.7%
% Public Rented 12.4%
% Private Rented 13.3%
% Other 1.6%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 40.5%
Semi-Detached 22.1%
Terraced 19.7%
Flats/Maisonettes 16.4%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 1.3%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Second Homes

Total No. of Properties 0
% of Second Homes 0%
% of long term empty homes 0%

Source: 2016/2017 Council Tax Records



% no cars or vans in household15.5%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household41%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Total Percentage
Total businesses 22,310 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 3,645 16.34%
Construction 2,880 12.91%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 2,725 12.21%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 2,280 10.22%
Accommodation and food services 1,575 7.06%
Administrative and support service activities 1,540 6.90%
Manufacturing 1,345 6.03%
Information and communications 1,145 5.13%
Human heath and social work activites 1,100 4.93%
Real estate activities 760 3.41%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 710 3.18%
Transportation and storage 530 2.38%
Education 465 2.08%
Financial and insurance activities 445 1.99%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 240 1.08%
Water, sewerage and waste management 80 0.36%
Mining and quarrying 25 0.11%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 20 0.09%

Source: UK Business: Activity, Size and Location (2020), ONS


Business size bands

Total businesses 22,310 -
Micro (0 to 9 employees) 19,015 85.2%
Small (10 to 49 employees) 2,795 12.5%
Medium (50 to 249 employees) 460 2.1%
Large (250+ employees) 40 0.2%

Source: UK Business: Activity, Size and Location (2020), ONS


Employment of workers by sector in area

Total Percentage
All industries 163,000 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 26,000 15.95%
Human heath and social work activites 22,000 13.50%
Accommodation and food services 19,000 11.66%
Manufacturing 17,000 10.43%
Education 16,000 9.82%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 13,000 7.98%
Construction 10,000 6.13%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 8,500 5.21%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 8,000 4.91%
Administrative and support service activities 7,000 4.29%
Information and communications 4,500 2.76%
Transportation and storage 3,500 2.15%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 3,000 1.84%
Financial and insurance activities 2,500 1.53%
Real estate activities 2,500 1.53%
Water, sewerage and waste management 1,250 0.77%
Mining and quarrying 225 0.14%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 100 0.06%

Source: BRES 2019, ONS


Claimant unemployment

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


Skills

190,903

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

40%

High skill occupation

43.4%

Intermediate skill occupation

16.6%

Low skill occupation

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Gross weekly full time earnings

£537.10

Residence Earnings
(Gross weekly full time earnings for people who live in the area)

£523.30

Workplace earnings
(Gross weekly full time earnings for people who work in the area)

Source: Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (2020), ONS


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