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If you are thinking of moving to Thorpe Thewles 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 Thorpe Thewles to figures for Stockton-on-Tees and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Thorpe Thewles is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Thorpe Thewles Immigration Statistics

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

CountryStockton-on-TeesEngland
United Kingdom95.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%9.4%

Thorpe Thewles Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitStockton-on-TeesEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.5%13.5%

Thorpe Thewles Education Statistics

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

QualificationStockton-on-TeesEngland
No Qualifications23.8%22.5%
Level 113.9%13.3%
Level 216.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.2%3.6%
Level 313.6%12.4%
Level 422.8%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

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

GradeStockton-on-TeesEngland
AB18.08%22.96%
C129.44%30.92%
C221.96%20.64%
DE30.52%25.49%

Thorpe Thewles Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureStockton-on-TeesEngland
Owned29.4%30.6%
Mortgage39.1%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented11.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Thorpe Thewles General Health Statistics

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

HealthStockton-on-TeesEngland
Very Good46.35%47.17%
Good33.55%34.22%
Fair13.77%13.12%
Bad4.85%4.25%
Very Bad1.48%1.25%

Thorpe Thewles Age Distribution Statistics

AgeStockton-on-TeesEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age3939



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

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