The most recent population figures for the Dorset area which are also 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
2012 population figures for Dorset parishes. This data is based on the county councils 2012 mid year population estimates.
- Births and Deaths
Data on births and deaths for Dorset