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

Rainton Bridge 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. Rainton Bridge has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeSunderlandEngland
AB12.85%22.96%
C129.72%30.92%
C222.27%20.64%
DE35.15%25.49%

Rainton Bridge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rainton Bridge 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 Rainton Bridge is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Rainton Bridge than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitSunderlandEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.3%13.5%

Rainton Bridge Education Statistics

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

QualificationSunderlandEngland
No Qualifications29.1%22.5%
Level 115.5%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%3.6%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 418.2%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Rainton Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Rainton Bridge has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Rainton Bridge is an economically deprived area.

TenureSunderlandEngland
Owned27.1%30.6%
Mortgage32.7%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.7%1.3%

Rainton Bridge Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSunderlandEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age40.439.3
Median Age4139

Rainton Bridge Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySunderlandEngland
United Kingdom95.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%

Rainton Bridge General Health Statistics

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

HealthSunderlandEngland
Very Good42.60%47.17%
Good32.87%34.22%
Fair15.95%13.12%
Bad6.59%4.25%
Very Bad1.99%1.25%


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

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