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If you are thinking of moving to Marple 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 Marple to figures for Stockport and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Marple is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Marple 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.

GradeStockportEngland
AB25.80%22.96%
C132.77%30.92%
C219.61%20.64%
DE21.83%25.49%

Marple Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Marple as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Marple is also older than the average, making Marple a older persons location.

AgeStockportEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%6%
Age 65 to 749.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4139

Marple General Health Statistics

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

HealthStockportEngland
Very Good47.83%47.17%
Good33.27%34.22%
Fair13.27%13.12%
Bad4.41%4.25%
Very Bad1.21%1.25%

Marple Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureStockportEngland
Owned35.1%30.6%
Mortgage38.2%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Marple Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Marple 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.

BenefitStockportEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.5%13.5%

Marple Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Marple and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationStockportEngland
No Qualifications20.6%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 429.8%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Marple Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Marple are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Marple 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.

CountryStockportEngland
United Kingdom93.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%3.7%
Outside the EU4.5%9.4%



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

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