Ferndown Central Demographics (East Dorset, England)

Ferndown Central is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Driffield.

In the 2011 census the population of Ferndown Central was 4,340 and is made up of approximately 54% females and 46% males.

The average age of people in Ferndown Central is 56, while the median age is higher at 62.

90.3% of people living in Ferndown Central were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 2.0% Scotland, 1.6% Wales, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Australia.

98.8% of people living in Ferndown Central speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Bengali, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% German, 0.1% British sign language, 0.1% Italian.

The religious make up of Ferndown Central is 71.1% Christian, 18.6% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 0.3% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist, 0.1% Hindu. 337 people did not state a religion. 12 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

57.6% of people are married, 7.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 13.7% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 6.4% are separated or divorced. There are 198 widowed people living in Ferndown Central.

The top occupations listed by people in Ferndown Central are Administrative and secretarial 15.4%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.8%, Associate professional and technical 13.7%, Professional 12.8%, Skilled trades 11.8%, Administrative 10.8%, Corporate managers and directors 9.6%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.3%, Elementary 8.4%, Sales and customer service 8.1%.

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