Verwood Dewlands Demographics (East Dorset, England)

Verwood Dewlands is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Dewlands Common, Ebblake Industrial Estate and Romford.

In the 2011 census the population of Verwood Dewlands was 4,984 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Verwood Dewlands is 44, while the median age is higher at 45.

91.2% of people living in Verwood Dewlands were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.9% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Bangladesh, 0.3% United States, 0.2% India, 0.2% Jamaica.

99.2% of people living in Verwood Dewlands speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Lithuanian, 0.1% Bengali, 0.1% South Asian Language, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Verwood Dewlands is 69.3% Christian, 21.6% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish. 342 people did not state a religion. 22 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

64.5% of people are married, 7.8% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 14.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.2% are separated or divorced. There are 159 widowed people living in Verwood Dewlands.

The top occupations listed by people in Verwood Dewlands are Professional 19.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 16.7%, Associate professional and technical 13.1%, Administrative and secretarial 13.0%, Corporate managers and directors 11.5%, Skilled trades 9.9%, Administrative 9.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Business and public service associate professionals 8.4%, Elementary 7.4%.