Alderholt Demographics (East Dorset, England)

Alderholt is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Alderholt was 2,848 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Alderholt is 42, while the median age is higher at 44.

91.5% of people living in Alderholt were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.8% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% India, 0.2% South Africa, 0.1% Australia.

99.1% of people living in Alderholt speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% French, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% German, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% Czech.

The religious make up of Alderholt is 66.9% Christian, 23.9% No religion, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim. 226 people did not state a religion. 4 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.4% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.1% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.5% are separated or divorced. There are 114 widowed people living in Alderholt.

The top occupations listed by people in Alderholt are Professional 17.8%, Skilled trades 14.4%, Associate professional and technical 13.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 11.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Corporate managers and directors 9.4%, Elementary 8.5%, Administrative 8.1%, Caring personal service 8.0%.

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