Parley Demographics (East Dorset, England)

Parley is a ward in East Dorset of South West, England and includes areas of Great Barrow, West Parley, Tricketts Cross, Dudsbury, Longham and Parley Cross.

In the 2011 census the population of Parley was 4,650 and is made up of approximately 52% females and 48% males.

The average age of people in Parley is 51, while the median age is higher at 55.

91.2% of people living in Parley were born in England. Other top answers for country of birth were 1.6% Wales, 1.5% Scotland, 0.7% Ireland, 0.4% India, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.2% South Africa, 0.2% Australia, 0.2% Hong Kong , 0.1% North Africa.

98.9% of people living in Parley speak English. The other top languages spoken are 0.2% German, 0.1% Polish, 0.1% Portuguese, 0.1% Bengali.

The religious make up of Parley is 73.3% Christian, 18.6% No religion, 0.3% Muslim, 0.2% Jewish, 0.1% Buddhist. 317 people did not state a religion. 10 people identified as a Jedi Knight.

64.3% of people are married, 5.4% cohabit with a member of the opposite sex, 0.5% live with a partner of the same sex, 14.9% are single and have never married or been in a registered same sex partnership, 5.0% are separated or divorced. There are 167 widowed people living in Parley.

The top occupations listed by people in Parley are Professional 16.9%, Managers, directors and senior officials 15.7%, Administrative and secretarial 14.2%, Associate professional and technical 13.8%, Skilled trades 11.5%, Administrative 10.2%, Corporate managers and directors 10.1%, Sales and customer service 8.1%, Elementary 8.0%, Business and public service associate professionals 7.9%.

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