East Dorset

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East Dorset District
East Dorset
Shown within Dorset
Geography
Status:District
Region:South West England
Admin. County:Dorset
Area:
- Total
Ranked 135th
354.37 km²
Admin. HQ:Wimborne
ONS code:19UD
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 272nd
85,125
240 / km²
Ethnicity:99.0% White
Politics
Arms of East Dorset District Council
East Dorset District Council
http://www.eastdorsetdc.gov.uk/
Leadership:Alternative - Sec.31
Control:Conservative
MPs:Christopher Chope, Robert Walter

East Dorset is a local government district in Dorset, England. Its council is based in Wimborne.

The district was formed on April 1, 1974 by the merger of Wimborne Minster urban district with part of the Ringwood and Fordingbridge Rural District and the Wimborne and Cranbourne rural district. The district was originally known as Wimborne.

As of October 2004, statistics released[1] (http://www.statistics.gov.uk/statbase/Product.asp?vlnk=8841) by the Office for National Statistics show that life expectancy at birth for males in East Dorset was 80.1 years in 2001-2003, the highest in the United Kingdom. Female life expectancy at birth for the same period was 83.4 years, ranking seventh in the UK. The figures for East Dorset during 1991-1993 were 77.9 years for males and 82.5 for females.

Settlements

Settlements with a population over 2,500 are in bold.

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Districts of England - South West England Flag of England

Bath and North East Somerset | Bournemouth | Bristol | Caradon | Carrick | Cheltenham | Christchurch | Cotswold | East Devon | East Dorset | Exeter | Forest of Dean | Gloucester | Isles of Scilly | Kennet | Kerrier | Mendip | Mid Devon | North Cornwall | North Devon | North Dorset | North Somerset | North Wiltshire | Penwith | Plymouth | Poole | Purbeck | Restormel | Salisbury | Sedgemoor | South Gloucestershire | South Hams | South Somerset | Stroud | Swindon | Taunton Deane | Teignbridge | Tewkesbury | Torbay | Torridge | West Devon | West Dorset | West Somerset | West Wiltshire | Weymouth and Portland

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Cornwall - Devon - Dorset - Gloucestershire - Somerset - Wiltshire


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