Stour Demographics (East Dorset, England)

Stour is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Sturminster Marshall, Pamphill, Dogdean, Stanbridge, Gaunts Common, Bothenwood, High Hall, Cowgrove, Gaunts, Kingston Lacy, Lower Barnsley, Furzehill, Tadden, Grange, Hinton Parva, Hillbutts, Barnsley and Chilbridge.

In the 2011 census the population of Stour was 2,582 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Stour is 43, while the median age is higher at 46.

92.7% of people living in Stour were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.3% Kenya, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% Bangladesh, 0.2% Australia.

99.3% of people living in Stour speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Bengali, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Stour is 63.6% Christian, 25.6% No religion, 0.6% Muslim, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic. 222 people did not state a religion. 7 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.0% of people are married, 9.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.9% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.4% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 124 widowed people living in Stour.

The top occupations listed by people in Stour are Professional 19.8%, Skilled trades 14.5%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.0%, Administrative and secretarial 11.0%, Elementary 10.4%, Associate professional and technical 10.0%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.7%, Corporate managers and directors 8.1%, Elementary administration and service 7.3%, Administrative 7.3%.

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