Dorset population statisticsIn 2017, there were 771k residents in Dorset county with an average age of 44.1 years. Population density was 291 residents per square kilometer. In England and Wales, the average age was 40. Based on Census, there were 2.28 residents per household in 2011.
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Dorset population density map
shows a number of residents per square kilometer(km2), estimates from 2017.
Dorset population average age map
Population average age by LSOA (County) in 2017.
Dorset population growth
Total population per year outlines headcount differences.
Dorset births and deaths
by year. Figures are for deaths registered, rather than deaths occurring in each calendar year. It can take months for a death referred to a coroner to be registered.
Dorset population pyramid
shows the distribution of various age groups in a population in 2017. Females are shown on the left, males are shown on the right.
Dorset population share by decade of age
Shares of population age groups compared to corresponding shares of population groups in England & Wales, 2017.
Dorset working age population share
Working age population share compared to working age population share in England & Wales, 2017.
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Dorset average age rank
Comparison of counties average ages, 2017 population estimates.
40England & Wales
Dorset population average age
Annual area statistics of Dorset's population average age compared to country statistics.
Dorset residential areas map
Purple-colored areas are business or industrial areas. Green-colored areas provide quieter surroundings and better living. Map is based on a UK Census 2011 data. Colors calculated from the ratio of number of residents divided by a number of workday people.