Ward Profile for: Burton
It should be noted that the information shown below has been calculated
from data held on the Neighbourhood Statistics database. In some cases
these data may have been rounded and hence the figures shown may differ
slightly from those published elsewhere. They should therefore be used
for guidance only. These data are NOT National Statistics.
The resident population of Burton Bradstock in mid 1998 was 1600 people,
2 per cent of the population of West Dorset local authority. 17 percent
of Burton Bradstock’s population in mid 1998 were aged under 16, 43 per
cent were aged between 16 and 59 and 40 per cent were aged 60 and over.
This compares with 18, 52 and 30 per cent respectively for West Dorset
as a whole.
A total of 11 live births to mothers usually resident in Burton Bradstock
and 17 deaths of residents of this ward were registered in 1998. These
represented crude rates of 7 births and 11 deaths per thousand residents
compared with 10 and 14 respectively across the whole of West Dorset local
There were 400 employee jobs in Burton Bradstock at September 1998, 1
per cent of the West Dorset total.
In August 1998 there were 65 Income Support claimants in Burton Bradstock.
This represents 5 per cent of the resident population aged 16 or over.
For West Dorset the proportion was 5 per cent compared with an average
of 8 per cent for Great Britain overall.
Indices of Deprivation:
The Indices of Deprivation 2000 (with rank 1 being the most deprived ward
in England) gave Burton Bradstock the rank of 3821 out of a total of 8414
data has been obtained from the National
Statistics data base which provides an interesting source of further
© National Statistics 2001.
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