Dorset county Census 2021

94.1% people are white, 2.3% people are asian, 2.0% people are mixed.
49.1% are Christian, 41.2% have no religion, 6.7% provided no answer.
42.1% households have 1 car, 29.6% households have 2 cars, 16.6% households have no car.

Dorset population ethnic group

Dorset population ethnic group
EthnicityDorset countyEngland & Wales (UK)
Asian2.3%9.3%
Black0.7%4.0%
Mixed2.0%2.9%
Other0.9%2.1%
White94.1%81.7%

Dorset population health

Dorset population health
HealthDorset countyEngland & Wales (UK)
very good46.2%48.4%
good34.9%33.6%
average13.7%12.7%
poor4.0%4.0%
very poor1.1%1.2%

Dorset population religion

Dorset population religion
ReligionDorset countyEngland & Wales (UK)
Buddhist0.5%0.5%
Christian49.1%46.2%
Hindu0.5%1.7%
Jewish0.3%0.5%
Muslim1.1%6.5%
No answer6.7%6.0%
No religion41.2%37.2%
Other0.0%0.9%
Sikh0.7%0.6%

Dorset population economic activity

Dorset population economic activity
Economic activityDorset countyEngland & Wales (UK)
Employee42.2%46.0%
Empl. owner w/ empl.1.5%1.5%
Empl. self, no empl.8.6%7.9%
Empl. student1.5%1.7%
Inactive home,family3.7%4.8%
Inactive sick,other6.1%7.3%
Retired29.0%21.6%
Student, no work5.1%6.3%
Unemployed2.2%2.8%

Dorset car availability in a household

On average, there are 1.38 cars per household in Dorset county. In England and Wales it's 1.23 cars per household.

Dorset car availability in a household
Number of cars in a householdDorset countyEngland & Wales (UK)
No car16.6%23.3%
1 car42.1%41.3%
2 cars29.6%26.2%
3+ cars11.7%9.2%

Dorset household deprivation

A : very good .. E : very bad. A : household is not deprived, B : deprived in 1 dimension, ... E : household is deprived in all four dimensions (education, employment, health, housing).

Dorset household deprivation
Household deprivationDorset countyEngland & Wales (UK)
A49.1%48.3%
B34.5%33.5%
C13.2%14.3%
D2.9%3.7%
E0.3%0.2%

Dorset population partnership

Dorset population partnership
PartnershipDorset countyEngland & Wales (UK)
Never married/partnership32.5%37.9%
Married/partnership47.3%44.6%
Separated2.1%2.2%
Divorced10.7%9.1%
Widowed7.4%6.1%

Plumplot area insights

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