Portman Demographics (North Dorset, England)

Portman is a ward in North Dorset of South West, England.

In the 2011 census the population of Portman was 2,436 and is made up of approximately 49% females and 51% males.

The average age of people in Portman is 36, while the median age is lower at 33.

88.2% of people living in Portman were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.7% Scotland, 1.3% Wales, 0.5% United States, 0.5% Hong Kong , 0.4% Northern Ireland, 0.4% Jersey, 0.3% Zimbabwe, 0.2% Ireland, 0.2% Australia.

97.7% of people living in Portman speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.6% Nepalese, 0.5% Polish, 0.2% German, 0.2% Slovak, 0.1% Romanian, 0.1% Russian, 0.1% Any other European Language, 0.1% French.

The religious make up of Portman is 64.5% Christian, 25.7% No religion, 0.7% Hindu, 0.5% Buddhist, 0.3% Jewish, 0.2% Agnostic, 0.1% Humanist, 0.1% Sikh. 170 people did not state a religion. 8 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

51.4% of people are married, 12.6% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.6% live with a partner of the same sex, 18.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 9.6% are separated or divorced. There are 123 widowed people living in Portman.

The top occupations listed by people in Portman are Professional 17.7%, Skilled trades 16.4%, Elementary 13.9%, Associate professional and technical 11.7%, Elementary administration and service 11.3%, Caring, leisure and other service 10.0%, Managers, directors and senior officials 8.6%, Administrative and secretarial 8.5%, Caring personal service 8.2%, Teaching and educational professionals 7.9%.

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