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Parish Population Data

2012 population figures for Dorset parishes. This data is based on the county councils 2012 mid year population estimates.

The tables below show the population figures for parishes.

Christchurch

Parish2012 DCC estimates
Burton4,170
Hurn590

East Dorset

Parish2012 DCC estimates
Alderholt3,190
Chalbury160
Colehill6,870
Corfe Mullen10,190
Cranborne770
Edmondsham210
Ferndown Town17,980
Gussage All Saints240
Gussage St. Michael200
Hinton Martell320
Hinton Parva50
Holt1,350
Horton410
Long Crichel70
Moor Crichel150
Pamphill670
Pentridge200
St. Leonards and St. Ives6,910
Shapwick190
Sixpenny Handley1,240
Sturminster Marshall1,970
Verwood14,990
West Moors7,660
West Parley3,550
Wimborne Minster6,900
Wimborne St. Giles380
Witchampton380
Woodlands530

North Dorset

Parish2012 DCC estimates
Anderson60
Ashmore190
Blandford Forum10,540
Blandford St. Mary1,500
Bourton840
Bryanston900
Buckhorn Weston380
Cann940
Charlton Marshall1,180
Chettle90
Child Okeford1,120
Compton Abbas220
Durweston410
East Orchard100
East Stour600
Farnham200
Fifehead Magdalen90
Fifehead Neville170
Fontmell Magna730
Gillingham11,870
Glanvilles Wootton210
Hammoon40
Hanford110
Hazelbury Bryan1,100
Hilton450
Hinton St. Mary250
Ibberton100
Iwerne Courtney or Shroton420
Iwerne Minster900
Iwerne Steepleton30
Kington Magna360
Langton Long Blandford120
Lydlinch440
Manston160
Mappowder150
Margaret Marsh50
Marnhull1,970
Melbury Abbas260
Milborne St. Andrew1,080
Milton Abbas740
Motcombe1,400
Okeford Fitzpaine940
Pimperne1,070
Pulham240
Shaftesbury7,710
Shillingstone1,180
Silton120
Spetisbury520
Stalbridge2,720
Stoke Wake70
Stourpaine620
Stour Provost560
Stourton Caundle430
Sturminster Newton4,360
Sutton Waldron170
Tarrant Crawford20
Tarrant Gunville250
Tarrant Hinton150
Tarrant Keyneston310
Tarrant Launceston480
Tarrant Monkton2,010
Tarrant Rawston50
Tarrant Rushton90
Todber150
Turnworth30
West Orchard60
West Stour150
Winterborne Clenston40
Winterborne Houghton180
Winterborne Kingston680
Winterborne Stickland540
Winterborne Whitechurch700
Winterborne Zelston110
Woolland50

Purbeck

Parish2012 DCC estimates
Affpuddle & Turners Puddle450
Arne1,330
Bere Regis1,760
Bloxworth190
Chaldon Herring150
Church Knowle250
Coombe Keynes160
Corfe Castle1,400
East Holme60
East Lulworth360
East Stoke450
Kimmeridge100
Langton Matravers900
Lytchett Matravers3,530
Lytchett Minster and Upton8,080
Morden280
Moreton390
Steeple70
Studland390
Swanage9,560
Tyneham CP0
Wareham Town5,490
Wareham St. Martin2,750
West Lulworth660
Winfrith Newburgh630
Wool5,520
Worth Matravers610

West Dorset

Parish2012 DCC estimates
Abbotsbury490
Allington900
Alton Pancras160
Askerswell160
Athelhampton40
Batcombe110
Beaminster3,090
Beer Hackett110
Bettiscombe70
Bincombe520
Bishop's Caundle390
Bothenhampton2,140
Bradford Abbas860
Bradford Peverell370
Bradpole2,340
Bridport8,280
Broadmayne1,230
Broadwindsor1,300
Buckland Newton630
Burleston20
Burstock110
Burton Bradstock960
Castleton100
Catherston Leweston40
Cattistock430
Caundle Marsh80
Cerne Abbas800
Charminster2,950
Charmouth1,300
Chedington110
Cheselbourne300
Chetnole350
Chickerell5,520
Chideock560
Chilcombe10
Chilfrome50
Clifton Maybank80
Compton Valence70
Corscombe490
Crossways2,330
Dewlish290
Dorchester19,140
East Chelborough40
Evershot230
Fleet70
Folke280
Frampton500
Frome St. Quintin160
Frome Vauchurch160
Goathill20
Godmanstone130
Halstock530
Haydon40
Hermitage70
Hilfield50
Holnest210
Holwell350
Hooke150
Kingston Russell40
Langton Herring140
Leigh460
Leweston110
Lillington50
Littlebredy60
Litton Cheney350
Loders520
Long Bredy230
Longburton450
Lyme Regis3,640
Maiden Newton1,100
Mapperton60
Marshwood310
Melbury Bubb40
Melbury Osmond150
Melbury Sampford40
Melcombe Horsey160
Minterne Magna190
Mosterton640
Netherbury1,240
Nether Cerne30
Nether Compton330
North Poorton20
North Wootton50
Oborne110
Osmington610
Over Compton200
Owermoigne510
Piddlehinton420
Piddletrenthide640
Pilsdon40
Portesham690
Powerstock320
Poxwell40
Poyntington140
Puddletown1,410
Puncknowle470
Purse Caundle100
Rampisham140
Ryme Intrinseca120
Sandford Orcas170
Seaborough70
Sherborne9,580
Shipton Gorge370
South Perrott220
Stanton St. Gabriel110
Stinsford300
Stockwood30
Stoke Abbott200
Stratton610
Swyre80
Sydling St. Nicholas440
Symondsbury1,040
Thorncombe680
Thornford840
Tincleton160
Toller Fratrum10
Toller Porcorum270
Tolpuddle420
Trent320
Up Cerne10
Warmwell80
West Chelborough40
West Compton20
West Knighton390
West Stafford280
Whitcombe20
Whitchurch Canonicorum660
Winterborne Came50
Winterborne Herringston20
Winterborne Monkton70
Winterborne St. Martin770
Winterbourne Abbas320
Winterbourne Steepleton270
Woodsford80
Wootton Fitzpaine360
Wraxall30
Wynford Eagle70
Yetminster1,030

Weymouth & Portland

Parish2012 DCC estimates
Portland12,810

Source: Dorset County Council, 2012 Mid Year Estimates. Rounded.

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