Comparators
Total Percentage Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 72,568 - 378,510 59,439,840
All Males 36,175 49.8% 49.0% 49.4%
All Females 36,393 50.2% 51.0% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 11,671 16.1% 15.8% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 42,093 58.0% 55.1% 62.3%
65+ yrs 18,804 25.9% 29.1% 18.5%
Male 0-15 yrs 5,962 8.2% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 21,337 29.4% 27.5% 31.1%
Male 65+ yrs 8,876 12.2% 13.4% 8.5%
Female 0-15 yrs 5,709 7.9% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 20,756 28.6% 27.7% 31.2%
Female 65+ yrs 9,928 13.7% 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 - 9.6
2004 -4.2% 9.2
2005 8.7% 10
2006 -4% 9.6
2007 8.3% 10.4
2008 3.8% 10.8
2009 -1.9% 10.6
2010 2.8% 10.9
2011 -1.8% 10.7
2012 -4.7% 10.2
2013 -5.9% 9.6
2014 6.3% 10.2
2015 -7.8% 9.4
2016 8.5% 10.2
2017 -6.9% 9.5
2018 -3.2% 9.2
2019 -12.0% 8.1
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2003 - 11.7
2004 0.9% 11.8
2005 -9.3% 10.7
2006 -0.9% 10.6
2007 5.7% 11.2
2008 -1.8% 11
2009 3.6% 11.4
2010 -6.1% 10.7
2011 1.9% 10.9
2012 0% 10.9
2013 3.7% 11.3
2014 -2.7% 11
2015 10% 12.1
2016 -3.3% 11.7
2017 0.0% 11.7
2018 10.3% 12.9
2019 -10.1% 11.6

Source: Office for National Statistics


95.1%

White British

4.9%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

2%

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 61.4%
% Non-Christian 1.8%
% No religion 29%
% Religion not stated 7.9%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

95.1% Born in UK

92.4% Born in England

1.3% Born in Wales

1.1% Born in Scotland

0.3% Born in Northern Ireland

4.9% Born outside of UK

0.5% Born in Ireland

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

0.5% Born in EU (Accession Countries April 2001 - March 2011)

2.9% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

79.1% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 42.4%
% Good Health 36.7%
% Fair Health 15.0%
% Bad Health 4.5%
% Very Bad Health 1.4%

Unpaid care

11.5% of residents provide unpaid care.

8.7%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.8%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


2.5% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Rural Reality (13.4%)

Followed by
Senior Security (12.9%)

And then
Suburban Stability (10.4%)

Source : Mosaic 2019, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 30,921
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 25.5%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 31.8%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 10%
% of households lone parents* 9.7%
% all others** 23%

* 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 68.1%
% Public Rented 13.5%
% Private Rented 17.3%
% Other 1.2%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 23.9%
Semi-Detached 21.4%
Terraced 30.2%
Flats/Maisonettes 23.2%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 1.3%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics



% no cars or vans in household24.1%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household30.2%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Total Percentage
Total businesses 2,140 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 370 17.29%
Accommodation and food services 300 14.02%
Construction 295 13.79%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 205 9.58%
Human heath and social work activites 160 7.48%
Administrative and support service activities 145 6.78%
Manufacturing 105 4.91%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 80 3.74%
Transportation and storage 75 3.50%
Information and communications 75 3.50%
Real estate activities 70 3.27%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 55 2.57%
Education 45 2.10%
Financial and insurance activities 35 1.64%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 20 0.93%
Water, sewerage and waste management 10 0.47%
Mining and quarrying 5 0.23%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 0 0.00%

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


Business size bands

Total businesses 2,140 -
Micro (0 to 9 employees) 1,785 83.4%
Small (10 to 49 employees) 285 13.3%
Medium (50 to 249 employees) 60 2.8%
Large (250+ employees) 10 0.5%

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


Employment of workers by sector

Total Percentage
Total employment 32,612 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 5,007 15.35%
Human heath and social work activites 4,596 14.09%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 4,024 12.34%
Manufacturing 2,903 8.90%
Accommodation and food services 2,875 8.82%
Education 2,866 8.79%
Construction 2,694 8.26%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,596 4.89%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,366 4.19%
Transportation and storage 1,348 4.13%
Administrative and support service activities 1,193 3.66%
Information and communications 582 1.78%
Real estate activities 476 1.46%
Financial and insurance activities 426 1.31%
Water, sewerage and waste management 277 0.85%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 202 0.62%
Mining and quarrying 93 0.29%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 88 0.27%

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 20201,2252.9%
Apr - Jun 20202,5756.1%
Jul - Sep 20202,6256.2%
Oct - Dec 20202,5106%

Source: Office for National Statistics


Skills

32,612

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

35.5%

High skill occupation

45.6%

Intermediate skill occupation

19%

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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