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

Pole Moor Immigration Statistics

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

CountryKirkleesEngland
United Kingdom89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.6%9.4%

Pole Moor Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeKirkleesEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.439.3
Median Age3839

Pole Moor 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.

GradeKirkleesEngland
AB19.22%22.96%
C129.13%30.92%
C221.77%20.64%
DE29.88%25.49%

Pole Moor Education Statistics

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

QualificationKirkleesEngland
No Qualifications25.4%22.5%
Level 113.2%13.3%
Level 215%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%3.6%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 423.9%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%

Pole Moor Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pole Moor 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 unemployment in Pole Moor is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitKirkleesEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%13.5%

Pole Moor General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pole Moor. The percentage of residents in Pole Moor rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthKirkleesEngland
Very Good45.53%47.17%
Good34.97%34.22%
Fair13.74%13.12%
Bad4.50%4.25%
Very Bad1.25%1.25%

Pole Moor Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureKirkleesEngland
Owned32%30.6%
Mortgage35%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%


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

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