Comparators
Total Percentage Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 36,795 - 378,510 59,439,840
All Males 17,729 48.2% 49.0% 49.4%
All Females 19,066 51.8% 51.0% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 4,949 13.5% 15.8% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 19,010 51.7% 55.1% 62.3%
65+ yrs 12,836 34.9% 29.1% 18.5%
Male 0-15 yrs 2,538 6.9% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 9,154 24.9% 27.5% 31.1%
Male 65+ yrs 6,037 16.4% 13.4% 8.5%
Female 0-15 yrs 2,411 6.6% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 9,856 26.8% 27.7% 31.2%
Female 65+ yrs 6,799 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
2003 - 7.7
2004 0% 7.7
2005 2.6% 7.9
2006 -5.1% 7.5
2007 10.7% 8.3
2008 -3.6% 8
2009 0% 8
2010 1.2% 8.1
2011 -6.2% 7.6
2012 6.6% 8.1
2013 -7.4% 7.5
2014 -4% 7.2
2015 4.2% 7.5
2016 -9.3% 6.8
2017 4.4% 7.1
2018 -11.3% 6.3
2019 -3.2% 6.1
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2003 - 14.9
2004 -7.4% 13.8
2005 -4.3% 13.2
2006 3.8% 13.7
2007 -2.2% 13.4
2008 -2.2% 13.1
2009 -2.3% 12.8
2010 3.9% 13.3
2011 -3.8% 12.8
2012 -2.3% 12.5
2013 4.8% 13.1
2014 -7.6% 12.1
2015 10.7% 13.4
2016 -3.0% 13
2017 7.7% 14
2018 -2.9% 13.6
2019 -8.8% 12.4

Source: Office for National Statistics


96.5%

White British

3.5%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

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 64%
% Non-Christian 1.2%
% No religion 26.1%
% Religion not stated 8.6%

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

78.7% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 41.5%
% Good Health 37.2%
% Fair Health 15.8%
% Bad Health 4.3%
% Very Bad Health 1.2%

Unpaid care

12.7% of residents provide unpaid care.

10.2%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.5%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


1.3% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Country Living (36.9%)

Followed by
Rural Reality (26.5%)

And then
Senior Security (8.1%)

Source : Mosaic 2019, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 17,079
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 33.5%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 32.1%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 8.3%
% of households lone parents* 6.8%
% all others** 19.3%

* 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 71.2%
% Public Rented 13.7%
% Private Rented 13.1%
% Other 2%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 40.6%
Semi-Detached 22.1%
Terraced 20.4%
Flats/Maisonettes 16.2%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 0.6%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics



% no cars or vans in household15.7%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household38%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Total Percentage
Total businesses 2,375 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 415 17.47%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 335 14.11%
Construction 270 11.37%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 250 10.53%
Accommodation and food services 240 10.11%
Manufacturing 160 6.74%
Administrative and support service activities 155 6.53%
Information and communications 115 4.84%
Human heath and social work activites 90 3.79%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 70 2.95%
Real estate activities 65 2.74%
Transportation and storage 40 1.68%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 30 1.26%
Education 30 1.26%
Financial and insurance activities 25 1.05%
Water, sewerage and waste management 10 0.42%
Mining and quarrying 0 0.00%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 0 0.00%

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


Business size bands

Total businesses 2,375 -
Micro (0 to 9 employees) 2,015 84.8%
Small (10 to 49 employees) 310 13.1%
Medium (50 to 249 employees) 45 1.9%
Large (250+ employees) 5 0.2%

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


Employment of workers by sector

Total Percentage
Total employment 16,308 -
Wholesale, retail and repair 2,554 15.66%
Human heath and social work activites 2,034 12.47%
Construction 1,626 9.97%
Manufacturing 1,615 9.90%
Accommodation and food services 1,444 8.85%
Education 1,421 8.71%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 958 5.87%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 927 5.68%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 784 4.81%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 779 4.78%
Administrative and support service activities 704 4.32%
Transportation and storage 413 2.53%
Information and communications 378 2.32%
Real estate activities 285 1.75%
Financial and insurance activities 221 1.36%
Water, sewerage and waste management 104 0.64%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 35 0.21%
Mining and quarrying 26 0.16%

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 20203501.8%
Apr - Jun 20209455%
Jul - Sep 20209755.1%
Oct - Dec 20208854.7%

Source: Office for National Statistics


Skills

16,308

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

38.2%

High skill occupation

45%

Intermediate skill occupation

16.8%

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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