Abbey Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Abbey is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Winterborne Whitechurch, Ibberton, Woolland, Bryanston, Milton Abbas, Lower Bryanston, Bulbarrow, Fairmile, Quarleston Down, Okeford Fitzpaine, Winterborne Stickland, Durweston, Stoke Wake, Nutford, Shothole, Higher Whatcombe, Whatcombe, Turnworth, Belchalwell, Shillingstone, Hilton, Milborne St. Andrew, Gains Cross, Winterborne Houghton, Delcombe Bottom, Winterborne Clenston and Droop.

In the 2011 census the population of Abbey was 3,897 and is made up of approximately 48% females and 52% males.

The average age of people in Abbey is 44, while the median age is higher at 47.

91.8% of people living in Abbey were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.3% Ireland, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% United States, 0.1% Australia, 0.1% Jersey.

99.1% of people living in Abbey speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.1% All other Chinese, 0.1% Italian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Spanish, 0.1% German, 0.1% Cantonese Chinese, 0.1% French, 0.1% Portuguese.

The religious make up of Abbey is 67.6% Christian, 22.2% No religion, 0.4% Buddhist, 0.1% Muslim, 0.1% Jewish, 0.1% Atheist. 344 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

61.1% of people are married, 8.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.8% live with a partner of the same sex, 14.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.1% are separated or divorced. There are 170 widowed people living in Abbey.

The top occupations listed by people in Abbey are Professional 17.8%, Skilled trades 16.2%, Managers, directors and senior officials 14.0%, Associate professional and technical 12.7%, Elementary 10.6%, Administrative and secretarial 10.4%, Corporate managers and directors 8.7%, Caring, leisure and other service 7.6%, Administrative 7.1%, Process, plant and machine operatives 6.7%.

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