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Current population

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 2013

East Dorset87,900
North Dorset69,880
West Dorset100,030
Weymouth and Portland65,130
Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole754,460
South West5,377,600
England & Wales56,948,230

 Source: Office for National Statistics licensed under the Open Government Licence v.1.0.
Note: Figures rounded to the nearest 10

For more detailed population figures 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.

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