Sherborne East Demographics (West Dorset, England)

Sherborne East is a ward in West Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Westbury, Horsecastles, Milborne Port, Oborne, Bradford Abbas, Sandford Orcas, Adber, Corton Denham, Lower Clatcombe, Higher Clatcombe, Sigwells, Stowell, Milborne Wick, Stallen, Nether Compton, Hummer, Over Compton, Charlton Horethorne, Higher Oborne, Trent, Silver Knap, Dodds Cross and Poyntington.

In the 2011 census the population of Sherborne East was 4,422 and is made up of approximately 55% females and 45% males.

The average age of people in Sherborne East is 47, while the median age is higher at 49.

85.7% of people living in Sherborne East were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.1% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 1.0% China, 0.6% Ireland, 0.6% India, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Bangladesh.

95.2% of people living in Sherborne East speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.7% All other Chinese, 0.7% Russian, 0.4% Cantonese Chinese, 0.4% Bengali, 0.3% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Mandarin Chinese, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Malayalam.

The religious make up of Sherborne East is 68.1% Christian, 22.7% No religion, 0.7% Muslim, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Atheist. 295 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

44.6% of people are married, 9.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 20.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 11.0% are separated or divorced. There are 294 widowed people living in Sherborne East.

The top occupations listed by people in Sherborne East are Professional 20.3%, Skilled trades 13.9%, Elementary 11.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.9%, Associate professional and technical 10.3%, Elementary administration and service 10.2%, Caring personal service 8.5%, Administrative and secretarial 8.3%, Sales and customer service 8.1%.