Maiden Newton Demographics (West Dorset, England)

Maiden Newton is a ward in West Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Lower Kingcombe, Benville, Melbury Sampford, Corscombe, Higher Wraxall, Frome St. Quintin, Evershot, Stockwood, Toller Fratrum, Toller Porcorum, Lower Wraxall, East Chelborough, Cruxton, Chantmarle, Rampisham, Rampisham Down, Wynford Eagle, Higher Chilfrome, Notton, Cattistock, Higher Chalmington, Tollerford, West Chelborough, Maiden Newton, Chilfrome, Frome Vauchurch, Higher Frome Vauchurch, Holywell, Higher Kingcombe, Chalmington, Melbury Osmond, Crockway, West Compton, Uphall and Melbury Bubb.

In the 2011 census the population of Maiden Newton was 2,081 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

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

91.6% of people living in Maiden Newton were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.3% United States, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Philippines, 0.2% Kenya.

99.1% of people living in Maiden Newton speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% Tagalog/Filipino, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Bulgarian.

The religious make up of Maiden Newton is 61.8% Christian, 28.2% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Atheist. 168 people did not state a religion. 19 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

55.6% of people are married, 13.3% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.7% live with a partner of the same sex, 15.6% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.2% are separated or divorced. There are 98 widowed people living in Maiden Newton.

The top occupations listed by people in Maiden Newton are Skilled trades 19.2%, Professional 18.8%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.5%, Associate professional and technical 10.9%, Elementary 9.9%, Administrative and secretarial 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 8.6%, Skilled agricultural and related trades 7.6%, Agricultural and Related Trades 7.6%, Caring personal service 7.4%.

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