Motcombe and Ham Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Motcombe and Ham is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Milkwell.

In the 2011 census the population of Motcombe and Ham was 3,216 and is made up of approximately 50% females and 50% males.

The average age of people in Motcombe and Ham is 38, while the median age is also 38.

88.8% of people living in Motcombe and Ham were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.3% Wales, 1.1% Scotland, 0.5% Northern Ireland, 0.4% South Africa, 0.4% Ireland, 0.4% United States, 0.2% India, 0.1% Kenya, 0.1% Hong Kong .

96.6% of people living in Motcombe and Ham speak English. The other top languages spoken are 2.4% Polish, 0.2% Thai, 0.2% Lithuanian, 0.1% French, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Greek, 0.1% German.

The religious make up of Motcombe and Ham is 68.3% Christian, 22.6% No religion, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Agnostic, 0.1% Jewish. 253 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight and 2 people said they believe in Heavy Metal.

56.1% of people are married, 13.2% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 16.5% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 7.0% are separated or divorced. There are 117 widowed people living in Motcombe and Ham.

The top occupations listed by people in Motcombe and Ham are Skilled trades 16.0%, Professional 15.7%, Managers, directors and senior officials 13.1%, Elementary 10.4%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.1%, Administrative and secretarial 10.1%, Associate professional and technical 9.5%, Process, plant and machine operatives 9.3%, Corporate managers and directors 8.2%, Caring personal service 7.9%.

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