The Office for National Statistics provides population figures based on data from the 2011 Census, together with estimates of population on an annual basis, known as "Mid-Year Estimates".
Registrar General's Mid-Year Home Population Estimates 2011
Weymouth & Portland
Dorset (excl. B'mouth & Poole)
Dorset (incl. B'mth & Poole)
England & Wales
For more detailed population figures (from the 2011 Census) for most of the above areas, select from the related articles below. You can also access a spreadsheet of the full single year of age population data (excel, 349kb) (opens in a new window) with a wide range of geographies from England and Wales at the highest level down to Dorset parishes and wards.
- County/District/Borough Populations
This section gives access to population data on the larger local government units from the 2011 Census.
- Dorset Ward Population Data
Dorset ward populations from the 2011 Census
- Parish Population Data
2011 population figures for Dorset parishes. This data is based on the recently released 2011 Census figures from the Office for National Statistics.