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If you are thinking of moving to Monkton Up Wimborne or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Monkton Up Wimborne to figures for Dorset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Monkton Up Wimborne is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Monkton Up Wimborne Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Monkton Up Wimborne as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Monkton Up Wimborne is also older than the Dorset average, making Monkton Up Wimborne a older persons location.

AgeEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%4.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%4.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%6.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.5%4.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.1%16.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.4%8%6%
Age 65 to 7413.5%12.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 8410%8.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over4.4%3.9%2.3%
Mean Age46.945.239.3
Median Age494739

Monkton Up Wimborne Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Monkton Up Wimborne has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeEast DorsetDorsetEngland
AB28.75%23.54%22.96%
C131.99%30.37%30.92%
C222.83%25.04%20.64%
DE16.44%21.05%25.49%

Monkton Up Wimborne Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Monkton Up Wimborne and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationEast DorsetDorsetEngland
No Qualifications21.5%21.3%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.3%4.8%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.1%12.4%
Level 427.7%27%27.4%
Other4.1%4.3%5.7%

Monkton Up Wimborne General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Monkton Up Wimborne. The percentage of residents in Monkton Up Wimborne rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Very Good45.32%44.65%47.17%
Good35.77%35.88%34.22%
Fair14.27%14.45%13.12%
Bad3.63%3.94%4.25%
Very Bad1.01%1.08%1.25%

Monkton Up Wimborne Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Monkton Up Wimborne are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Monkton Up Wimborne has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

CountryEast DorsetDorsetEngland
United Kingdom95.1%94.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%3.1%9.4%

Monkton Up Wimborne Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Monkton Up Wimborne come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Monkton Up Wimborne is both lower than the average for Dorset and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Monkton Up Wimborne than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%10.1%13.5%

Monkton Up Wimborne Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Monkton Up Wimborne has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Monkton Up Wimborne is a relatively affluent area.

TenureEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Owned48%43%30.6%
Mortgage32.9%29.1%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.8%1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%10.8%8.3%
Private Rented8.1%11.6%15.4%
Other1.2%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.6%1.3%


Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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