Comparators
Total Percentage Dorset Council England and Wales
All Persons 45,394 - 378,510 59,439,840
All Males 22,012 48.5% 49.0% 49.4%
All Females 23,382 51.5% 51.0% 50.6%
0-15 yrs 7,150 15.8% 15.8% 19.1%
16-64 yrs 25,507 56.2% 55.1% 62.3%
65+ yrs 12,737 28.1% 29.1% 18.5%
Male 0-15 yrs 3,678 8.1% 8.1% 9.8%
Male 16-64 yrs 12,570 27.7% 27.5% 31.1%
Male 65+ yrs 5,764 12.7% 13.4% 8.5%
Female 0-15 yrs 3,472 7.6% 7.7% 9.3%
Female 16-64 yrs 12,937 28.5% 27.7% 31.2%
Female 65+ yrs 6,973 15.4% 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 -5.1% 7.4
2005 4.1% 7.7
2006 5.2% 8.1
2007 8.6% 8.8
2008 -1.1% 8.7
2009 3.4% 9
2010 -3.3% 8.7
2011 -2.3% 8.5
2012 -3.5% 8.2
2013 3.7% 8.5
2014 -3.5% 8.2
2015 1.2% 8.3
2016 4.8% 8.7
2017 -11.5% 7.7
2018 -3.9% 7.4
2019 1.4% 7.5
Change Death Rate per 1,000
2003 - 9.8
2004 2.0% 10
2005 13% 11.3
2006 -6.2% 10.6
2007 1.9% 10.8
2008 0% 10.8
2009 10.2% 11.9
2010 -10.1% 10.7
2011 7.5% 11.5
2012 -4.3% 11
2013 2.7% 11.3
2014 -0.9% 11.2
2015 8.0% 12.1
2016 5.8% 12.8
2017 3.9% 13.3
2018 1.5% 13.5
2019 -12.6% 11.8

Source: Office for National Statistics


95.5%

White British

4.5%

BME (black and minority ethnic population)

1.4%

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 64.3%
% Non-Christian 1.6%
% No religion 25.6%
% Religion not stated 8.5%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Country of Birth

94.5% Born in UK

91.2% Born in England

1.4% Born in Wales

1.5% Born in Scotland

0.4% Born in Northern Ireland

5.5% Born outside of UK

0.4% Born in Ireland

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

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

3.3% Born elsewhere

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Health

81.8% of residents reported having very good or good health.

% Very Good Health 46.6%
% Good Health 35.2%
% Fair Health 13.6%
% Bad Health 3.6%
% Very Bad Health 1%

Unpaid care

11.7% of residents provide unpaid care.

9.4%

Residents providing up to 50 hours of unpaid care per week

2.3%

Residents providing more than 50 hours of unpaid care per week


2.4% of residents live in communal establishments.


MOSAIC

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The highest proportion of residents are classified as
Country Living (27.8%)

Followed by
Rural Reality (16.7%)

And then
Aspriring Homemakers (8.1%)

Source : Mosaic 2019, EXPERIAN


Living Arrangements

All Households 18,292
% of households with one person 65+ or couple/family all aged 65+ 27.7%
% of households married or same sex civil partnership with/without dependents* 37.4%
% of households cohabiting with/without dependents* 8.5%
% of households lone parents* 7.2%
% all others** 19.2%

* 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 70.1%
% Public Rented 14.1%
% Private Rented 13.7%
% Other 2.1%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Dwelling type

Detached 32.4%
Semi-Detached 25.7%
Terraced 23.9%
Flats/Maisonettes 16.5%
Mobile Homes/Caravans 1.4%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics



% no cars or vans in household15.1%
% 2 or more cars or vans in a household42.1%

Source: 2011 Census. Office for National Statistics


Local business units

Total Percentage
Total businesses 2,975 -
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 495 16.64%
Wholesale, retail and repair 475 15.97%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 370 12.44%
Construction 280 9.41%
Accommodation and food services 195 6.55%
Administrative and support service activities 190 6.39%
Human heath and social work activites 190 6.39%
Manufacturing 140 4.71%
Real estate activities 110 3.70%
Information and communications 105 3.53%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 90 3.03%
Education 65 2.18%
Transportation and storage 55 1.85%
Financial and insurance activities 55 1.85%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 55 1.85%
Mining and quarrying 5 0.17%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 5 0.17%
Water, sewerage and waste management 5 0.17%

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


Business size bands

Total businesses 2,975 -
Micro (0 to 9 employees) 2,520 84.7%
Small (10 to 49 employees) 385 12.9%
Medium (50 to 249 employees) 60 2%
Large (250+ employees) 10 0.3%

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


Employment of workers by sector

Total Percentage
Total employment 20,432 -
Human heath and social work activites 3,467 16.97%
Wholesale, retail and repair 2,901 14.20%
Public administration and defence; compulsory social security 2,267 11.10%
Education 2,043 10.00%
Construction 1,519 7.43%
Manufacturing 1,409 6.90%
Professional, scientific and technical activities 1,146 5.61%
Accommodation and food services 1,136 5.56%
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,019 4.99%
Administrative and support service activities 830 4.06%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing 740 3.62%
Transportation and storage 516 2.53%
Information and communications 415 2.03%
Financial and insurance activities 392 1.92%
Real estate activities 380 1.86%
Water, sewerage and waste management 159 0.78%
Electricity, gas, steam and air 49 0.24%
Mining and quarrying 44 0.22%

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 20203651.4%
Apr - Jun 20209253.6%
Jul - Sep 20209803.8%
Oct - Dec 20209003.5%

Source: Office for National Statistics


Skills

20,432

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

44.1%

High skill occupation

40.8%

Intermediate skill occupation

15.2%

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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