West Moors Demographics (East Dorset, England)

West Moors is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of West Moors, Ameysford and St. Leonards Common.

In the 2011 census the population of West Moors was 7,561 and is made up of approximately 53% females and 47% males.

The average age of people in West Moors is 52, while the median age is higher at 57.

92.4% of people living in West Moors were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.6% Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% India, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Australia.

99.3% of people living in West Moors speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% German, 0.1% French, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of West Moors is 68.6% Christian, 22.7% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Agnostic. 548 people did not state a religion. 24 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

58.6% of people are married, 8.5% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.8% are separated or divorced. There are 357 widowed people living in West Moors.

The top occupations listed by people in West Moors are Professional 14.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.4%, Skilled trades 12.8%, Administrative and secretarial 12.1%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.5%, Corporate managers and directors 9.5%, Elementary 8.9%, Administrative 8.5%, Sales and customer service 8.2%.

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