Bourton and District Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Bourton and District is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Forest Deer, Langham, Madjeston, Stock, Sandley, East Stour, Bourton, Higher Nyland, Kington Magna, Silton, Eccliffe, Quarr, Lower Langham, Slaughtergate, Huntingford, Lawn, West Stour, Nyland, Higher Langham, Fifehead Magdalen, Bugley, Lower Nyland, Buckhorn Weston, Stour Provost, West Bourton, Westbrook and Milton On Stour.

In the 2011 census the population of Bourton and District was 1,905 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Bourton and District is 48, while the median age is higher at 52.

92.5% of people living in Bourton and District were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.5% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Philippines, 0.1% South America, 0.1% Kenya.

99.1% of people living in Bourton and District speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Welsh/Cymraeg, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% French, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Bourton and District is 69.2% Christian, 21.6% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Sikh, 0.1% Agnostic. 157 people did not state a religion. 3 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.1% of people are married, 7.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.2% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.9% are separated or divorced. There are 77 widowed people living in Bourton and District.

The top occupations listed by people in Bourton and District are Skilled trades 19.9%, Professional 16.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Associate professional and technical 11.8%, Administrative and secretarial 10.2%, Elementary 9.5%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Caring personal service 7.8%, Corporate managers and directors 7.7%, Administrative 7.5%.

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