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If you are thinking of moving to Astwith or just want to know a what the area is like, the statistics on this page should give you a good introduction. They cover a range of socio-economic factors so you can compare Astwith to figures for Derbyshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Astwith is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Astwith Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Astwith and are from the UK Census of 2011. Astwith has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationBolsoverDerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications32.9%25.7%22.5%
Level 115.3%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.4%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.3%3.6%
Level 311.4%12.1%12.4%
Level 415.8%23.7%27.4%
Other4.5%3.9%5.7%

Astwith Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Astwith are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Astwith has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

CountryBolsoverDerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom97%96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.2%1.8%9.4%

Astwith Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics

Social grade is a classification based on occupation and it enables a household and all its members to be classified according to the job of the main income earner. Astwith has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeBolsoverDerbyshireEngland
AB13.39%20.43%22.96%
C125.72%28.05%30.92%
C225.87%24.65%20.64%
DE35.02%26.87%25.49%

Astwith Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Astwith come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Astwith than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBolsoverDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.6%13.1%13.5%

Astwith Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Astwith as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Astwith is younger than the Derbyshire average.

AgeBolsoverDerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%19.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%21.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age4141.639.3
Median Age424339

Astwith General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Astwith. The percentage of residents in Astwith rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Astwith rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Astwith is generally worse than in the average person in England.

HealthBolsoverDerbyshireEngland
Very Good40.77%44.39%47.17%
Good33.51%34.51%34.22%
Fair17.09%14.92%13.12%
Bad6.79%4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.83%1.34%1.25%

Astwith Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Astwith has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Astwith is a relatively affluent area.

TenureBolsoverDerbyshireEngland
Owned32.6%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%35.1%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15%10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%4.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%10.8%15.4%
Other1.2%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%1.3%


Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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