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

Spital Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWirralEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age41.439.3
Median Age4239

Spital Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Spital 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 Spital 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 Spital than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitWirralEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.6%13.5%

Spital 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.

GradeWirralEngland
AB19.11%22.96%
C130.87%30.92%
C219.74%20.64%
DE30.28%25.49%

Spital Education Statistics

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

QualificationWirralEngland
No Qualifications23.4%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 425.3%27.4%
Other3.6%5.7%

Spital Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWirralEngland
Owned33.3%30.6%
Mortgage34.2%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Spital General Health Statistics

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

HealthWirralEngland
Very Good46.29%47.17%
Good31.92%34.22%
Fair14.29%13.12%
Bad5.77%4.25%
Very Bad1.73%1.25%

Spital Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWirralEngland
United Kingdom96%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%9.4%



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

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