Chickerell Demographics (West Dorset, England)

Chickerell is a ward in West Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Chickerell, Nottington, East Fleet, Shilvinghampton, Tatton, East Bexington, Abbotsbury, Buckland Ripers, Langton Herring, Fleet, Coryates, Friar Waddon, Rodden, Portesham and Waddon.

In the 2011 census the population of Chickerell was 5,515 and is made up of approximately 51% females and 49% males.

The average age of people in Chickerell is 44, while the median age is higher at 46.

93.2% of people living in Chickerell were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.4% Wales, 1.4% Scotland, 0.6% Ireland, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% India, 0.1% China, 0.1% Philippines, 0.1% Bangladesh.

98.9% of people living in Chickerell speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.5% Polish, 0.1% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Dutch, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Chickerell is 65.6% Christian, 25.6% No religion, 0.2% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Agnostic. 407 people did not state a religion. 20 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

54.8% of people are married, 10.7% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.4% live with a partner of the same sex, 17.3% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 301 widowed people living in Chickerell.

The top occupations listed by people in Chickerell are Skilled trades 16.1%, Professional 13.6%, Administrative and secretarial 12.2%, Associate professional and technical 11.2%, Elementary 11.2%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.6%, Administrative 9.3%, Managers, directors and senior officials 9.3%, Elementary administration and service 9.0%, Process, plant and machine operatives 8.2%.

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