Alderney ward

Alderney ward is located to the east of Poole and shares boundaries with Newtown, Branksome East, Branksome West, Canford Heath East, Canford Heath West and Merley and Bearwood wards.

Key facts

  • in 2011 the resident population of Alderney ward was 11,423 people with 4,619 households
  • Alderney has on average a younger aged resident profile than Poole overall with an average age of 40.3 compared to 42.1
  • a lower proportion of Alderney ward's residents reported that they had 'very good health', with 40.7% compared to 46.5% in Poole
  • a greater proportion of this ward's residents reported that their day-to-day activities were limited by a long-term illness or disability, with 22.1% compared with 18.5% in Poole
  • owner occupation of accommodation is lower among Alderney ward's households compared to Poole overall
  • there is a higher proportion of households with no adults in employment with dependent children in this ward
  • the proportion of economically active residents aged 16-74 who are unemployed is higher in Alderney ward than in Poole overall
  • among the economically inactive population in Alderney ward there are higher rates of 'long-term sickness or disability' and 'looking after the home or family' compared to Poole overall
  • residents in Alderney ward are less qualified than Poole overall with 31.6% of 16-74 year olds having no qualifications compared to 21.4% in Poole
  • it is one of the larger wards in Poole with a size of 362 hectares

 More details about the Alderney ward 2011 census area profile.

Page last updated: 22 February 2019
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