Comparators
Total Percentage Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 88,624 - 378,510 59,439,840
All Males 43,707 49.3% 49.0% 49.4%
All Females 44,917 50.7% 51.0% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 14,915 16.8% 15.8% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 49,139 55.4% 55.1% 62.3%
65+ yrs 24,570 27.7% 29.1% 18.5%
Male 0-15 yrs 7,652 8.6% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 24,758 27.9% 27.5% 31.1%
Male 65+ yrs 11,297 12.7% 13.4% 8.5%
Female 0-15 yrs 7,263 8.2% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 24,381 27.5% 27.7% 31.2%
Female 65+ yrs 13,273 15.0% 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 - 8.2
2004 -4.9% 7.8
2005 10.3% 8.6
2006 -1.2% 8.5
2007 4.7% 8.9
2008 2.2% 9.1
2009 3.3% 9.4
2010 -6.4% 8.8
2011 3.4% 9.1
2012 4.4% 9.5
2013 -6.3% 8.9
2014 -9.0% 8.1
2015 7.4% 8.7
2016 -6.9% 8.1
2017 4.9% 8.5
2018 -10.6% 7.6
2019 -1.3% 7.5
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2003 - 10.4
2004 -8.7% 9.5
2005 4.2% 9.9
2006 4.0% 10.3
2007 -8.7% 9.4
2008 0% 9.4
2009 9.6% 10.3
2010 -8.7% 9.4
2011 -1.1% 9.3
2012 10.8% 10.3
2013 1.9% 10.5
2014 -8.6% 9.6
2015 18.8% 11.4
2016 -3.5% 11
2017 1.8% 11.2
2018 5.4% 11.8
2019 -11.9% 10.4

Source: Office for National Statistics


94.6%

White British

5.4%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

2.5%

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 67.4%
% Non-Christian 1.6%
% No religion 23%
% Religion not stated 8%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

92.9% Born in UK

89.5% Born in England

1.5% Born in Wales

1.5% Born in Scotland

0.4% Born in Northern Ireland

7.1% Born outside of UK

0.4% Born in Ireland

1.6% Born in EU (Member Countries in March 2001)

1.1% Born in EU (Accession Countries April 2001 - March 2011)

4% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

82.5% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 47.4%
% Good Health 35.1%
% Fair Health 13.3%
% Bad Health 3.3%
% Very Bad Health 0.9%

Unpaid care

10.9% of residents provide unpaid care.

8.7%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.2%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


4.6% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Country Living (33.1%)

Followed by
Rural Reality (20.9%)

And then
Aspriring Homemakers (8.6%)

Source : Mosaic 2019, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 36,362
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 28.9%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 37.1%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 8.7%
% of households lone parents* 6.9%
% 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 69.5%
% Public Rented 13.6%
% Private Rented 14.9%
% Other 2%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 40.5%
Semi-Detached 28.2%
Terraced 20%
Flats/Maisonettes 10.7%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 0.6%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics



% no cars or vans in household12.8%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household44.5%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Total Percentage
Total businesses 5,695 -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,010 17.73%
Wholesale, retail and repair 825 14.49%
Construction 710 12.47%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 645 11.33%
Administrative and support service activities 390 6.85%
Manufacturing 335 5.88%
Accommodation and food services 270 4.74%
Information and communications 240 4.21%
Human heath and social work activites 240 4.21%
Real estate activities 215 3.78%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 180 3.16%
Transportation and storage 140 2.46%
Education 125 2.19%
Financial and insurance activities 85 1.49%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 75 1.32%
Water, sewerage and waste management 20 0.35%
Mining and quarrying 5 0.09%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 5 0.09%

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


Business size bands

Total businesses 5,695 -
Micro (0 to 9 employees) 5,025 88.2%
Small (10 to 49 employees) 570 10%
Medium (50 to 249 employees) 95 1.7%
Large (250+ employees) 10 0.2%

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


Employment of workers by sector

Total Percentage
Total employment 41,063 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 6,088 14.83%
Education 5,043 12.28%
Human heath and social work activites 4,324 10.53%
Manufacturing 4,298 10.47%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 3,720 9.06%
Construction 3,719 9.06%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 2,353 5.73%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 2,181 5.31%
Accommodation and food services 1,836 4.47%
Administrative and support service activities 1,677 4.08%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 1,664 4.05%
Transportation and storage 1,297 3.16%
Information and communications 944 2.30%
Financial and insurance activities 771 1.88%
Real estate activities 694 1.69%
Water, sewerage and waste management 307 0.75%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 97 0.24%
Mining and quarrying 50 0.12%

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 20207851.6%
Apr - Jun 20201,8003.7%
Jul - Sep 20201,9253.9%
Oct - Dec 20201,8003.7%

Source: Office for National Statistics


Skills

41,063

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

39.4%

High skill occupation

42.3%

Intermediate skill occupation

18.4%

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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