Comparators
Total Percentage Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 88,029 - 378,510 59,439,840
All Males 42,513 48.3% 49.0% 49.4%
All Females 45,516 51.7% 51.0% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 13,506 15.3% 15.8% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 46,643 53.0% 55.1% 62.3%
65+ yrs 27,880 31.7% 29.1% 18.5%
Male 0-15 yrs 6,913 7.9% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 22,808 25.9% 27.5% 31.1%
Male 65+ yrs 12,792 14.5% 13.4% 8.5%
Female 0-15 yrs 6,593 7.5% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 23,835 27.1% 27.7% 31.2%
Female 65+ yrs 15,088 17.1% 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 - 7.8
2004 -9.0% 7.1
2005 2.8% 7.3
2006 -2.7% 7.1
2007 7.0% 7.6
2008 0.0% 7.6
2009 0.0% 7.6
2010 -3.9% 7.3
2011 0% 7.3
2012 4.1% 7.6
2013 -5.3% 7.2
2014 -1.4% 7.1
2015 1.4% 7.2
2016 2.8% 7.4
2017 -1.4% 7.3
2018 0% 7.3
2019 -5.5% 6.9
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2003 - 11.4
2004 2.6% 11.7
2005 -2.6% 11.4
2006 0.9% 11.5
2007 -6.1% 10.8
2008 2.8% 11.1
2009 6.3% 11.8
2010 -5.9% 11.1
2011 0% 11.1
2012 5.4% 11.7
2013 4.3% 12.2
2014 -5.7% 11.5
2015 10.4% 12.7
2016 1.6% 12.9
2017 0% 12.9
2018 -1.6% 12.7
2019 2.4% 13

Source: Office for National Statistics


96.2%

White British

3.8%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

1.1%

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 66.7%
% Non-Christian 1.3%
% No religion 24.3%
% Religion not stated 7.6%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

95.1% Born in UK

91.8% Born in England

1.5% Born in Wales

1.5% Born in Scotland

0.3% Born in Northern Ireland

4.9% Born outside of UK

0.5% Born in Ireland

1.2% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

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

2.9% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

81.0% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 45.2%
% Good Health 35.8%
% Fair Health 14.4%
% Bad Health 3.6%
% Very Bad Health 1%

Unpaid care

12.4% of residents provide unpaid care.

9.8%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.6%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


1.1% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Prestige Positions (26.2%)

Followed by
Senior Security (22%)

And then
Country Living (10.1%)

Source : Mosaic 2019, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 36,501
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 33.7%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 37.8%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 7%
% of households lone parents* 7%
% all others** 14.5%

* 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 81.7%
% Public Rented 8.2%
% Private Rented 8.9%
% Other 1.2%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 60.9%
Semi-Detached 15.1%
Terraced 9.5%
Flats/Maisonettes 12.2%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 2.4%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics



% no cars or vans in household10.4%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household49.8%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Total Percentage
Total businesses 4,410 -
Construction 770 17.46%
Wholesale, retail and repair 680 15.42%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 655 14.85%
Administrative and support service activities 345 7.82%
Manufacturing 335 7.60%
Information and communications 275 6.24%
Accommodation and food services 200 4.54%
Human heath and social work activites 195 4.42%
Real estate activities 180 4.08%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 150 3.40%
Financial and insurance activities 115 2.61%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 100 2.27%
Transportation and storage 95 2.15%
Education 90 2.04%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 40 0.91%
Water, sewerage and waste management 20 0.45%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 10 0.23%
Mining and quarrying 0 0.00%

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


Business size bands

Total businesses 4,410 -
Micro (0 to 9 employees) 3,785 85.8%
Small (10 to 49 employees) 535 12.1%
Medium (50 to 249 employees) 85 1.9%
Large (250+ employees) 5 0.1%

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


Employment of workers by sector

Total Percentage
Total employment 38,768 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 6,600 17.02%
Human heath and social work activites 4,630 11.94%
Education 3,836 9.89%
Manufacturing 3,719 9.59%
Construction 3,701 9.55%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 2,432 6.27%
Financial and insurance activities 2,152 5.55%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 2,054 5.30%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 2,033 5.24%
Administrative and support service activities 1,711 4.41%
Accommodation and food services 1,661 4.28%
Transportation and storage 1,396 3.60%
Information and communications 1,276 3.29%
Real estate activities 709 1.83%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 409 1.05%
Water, sewerage and waste management 264 0.68%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 144 0.37%
Mining and quarrying 41 0.11%

Source: 2011 Census, ONS


Claimant unemployment

These figures refer to the number of people claiming Jobseeker's Allowance plus those who claim Universal Credit who are out of work.

Date RangeAvg. Number of ClaimantsAvg. Rate of Claimants
Jan - Mar 20205501.2%
Apr - Jun 20201,5403.3%
Jul - Sep 20201,7053.7%
Oct - Dec 20201,6253.5%

Source: Office for National Statistics


Skills

38,768

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

43.7%

High skill occupation

42.6%

Intermediate skill occupation

13.8%

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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