The Stours Demographics (North Dorset, England)

The Stours is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of The Stours was 1,786 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in The Stours is 46, while the median age is higher at 50.

91.9% of people living in The Stours were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.4% Zimbabwe, 0.3% India, 0.2% Sri Lanka, 0.2% Northern Ireland.

99.4% of people living in The Stours speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Italian, 0.1% Japanese, 0.1% Bulgarian, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Hungarian.

The religious make up of The Stours is 68.6% Christian, 21.2% No religion, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Free Thinker, 0.1% Jewish. 138 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

62.5% of people are married, 7.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.3% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.7% are separated or divorced. There are 81 widowed people living in The Stours.

The top occupations listed by people in The Stours are Skilled trades 23.3%, Professional 15.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.4%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 9.4%, Agricultural and Related Trades 9.4%, Elementary 9.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.9%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Skilled construction and building trades 7.6%.

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