Verwood Newtown Demographics (East Dorset, England)

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

In the 2011 census the population of Verwood Newtown was 2,567 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Verwood Newtown is 40, while the median age is higher at 41.

93.8% of people living in Verwood Newtown were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.1% Scotland, 0.9% Wales, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Zimbabwe, 0.2% United States, 0.1% North Africa, 0.1% Pakistan.

99.2% of people living in Verwood Newtown speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% Maltese, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Verwood Newtown is 66.3% Christian, 26.4% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Jewish. 152 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.6% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.3% are separated or divorced. There are 187 widowed people living in Verwood Newtown.

The top occupations listed by people in Verwood Newtown are Skilled trades 15.7%, Professional 14.3%, Administrative and secretarial 13.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.8%, Associate professional and technical 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Administrative 10.6%, Elementary 9.0%, Caring personal service 8.5%, Corporate managers and directors 8.3%.

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