Ferndown Links Demographics (East Dorset, England)

Ferndown Links is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Great Barrow, West Parley, Tricketts Cross, Dudsbury, Longham and Parley Cross.

In the 2011 census the population of Ferndown Links was 5,132 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Ferndown Links is 48, while the median age is higher at 51.

90.4% of people living in Ferndown Links were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 1.4% Wales, 0.5% South Africa, 0.5% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.4% Bangladesh, 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South America, 0.2% United States.

98.2% of people living in Ferndown Links speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.4% Bengali, 0.2% All other Chinese, 0.1% German, 0.1% Swedish, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Persian/Farsi, 0.1% Arabic, 0.1% Spanish.

The religious make up of Ferndown Links is 62.7% Christian, 26.9% No religion, 1.2% Muslim, 0.3% Buddhist, 0.2% Jewish, 0.2% Hindu, 0.1% Atheist, 0.1% Agnostic. 399 people did not state a religion. 18 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

53.2% of people are married, 7.9% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 1.0% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.2% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 8.1% are separated or divorced. There are 256 widowed people living in Ferndown Links.

The top occupations listed by people in Ferndown Links are Skilled trades 14.8%, Elementary 13.1%, Professional 12.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 12.3%, Elementary administration and service 11.7%, Administrative and secretarial 11.5%, Associate professional and technical 9.8%, Caring, leisure and other service 9.2%, Sales and customer service 8.6%, Administrative 8.3%.