Socio-economic statistics for Abbeydale Park, Sheffield

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Abbeydale Park in Sheffield from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Abbeydale Park older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Abbeydale Park and Sheffield? Is Abbeydale Park an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Abbeydale Park Health Statistics

Dore and Totley has more residents (very_good_pc-$country_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Dore and Totley 53.4% 31.56% 11.39% 2.8% 0.85%
Sheffield 46.66% 33.74% 13.57% 4.67% 1.36%
Yorkshire and The Humber 46.18% 34.31% 13.7% 4.49% 1.32%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in Sheffield changed since 2011?

Sheffield residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 0.32% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 46.73% 33.35% 13.7% 4.83% 1.39%
2021 46.66% 33.74% 13.57% 4.67% 1.36%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Abbeydale Park Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of Sheffield.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Sheffield 4.4% -0.4%
Yorkshire and The Humber 4.2% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Abbeydale Park on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Abbeydale Park.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 52.15%
In Part-Time Work 31.39%
Unemployed 2.92%
68.61% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Abbeydale Park

What are the occupations of the residents of Abbeydale Park?

The largest employment sector in Abbeydale Park is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Process Plant & Machine Operatives.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 34.85%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 19.44%
Associate Professional & Technical 13.62%
Administrative & Secretarial 9.02%
Skilled Trades 6.19%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 5.44%
Elementary Occupations 4.17%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 2.22%

Abbeydale Park Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Dore and Totley.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under
5 - 9 years
10 - 15 years
16 - 19 years
20 - 24 years
25 - 34 years
35 - 49 years
50 - 64 years
65 - 74 years
75 - 84 years
85 years & over

How many residents own or rent their home in Abbeydale Park and Sheffield

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Abbeydale Park either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 84.37 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 15.63 of Abbeydale Park residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Dore and Totley 84.37% 15.63%
Sheffield 58.28% 41.72%
Yorkshire and The Humber 62.58% 37.42%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Abbeydale Park has a significantly higher level of home ownership than the national average. This is indicative or an economically wealthy area.

Abbeydale Park compared to other wards in Sheffield

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Ecclesall 87.66% 12.34%
2 Dore and Totley 84.37% 15.63%
3 Fulwood 80.4% 19.6%
4 Graves Park 75.83% 24.17%
5 Stocksbridge and Upper Don 75.36% 24.64%
6 Stannington 75.2% 24.8%
7 East Ecclesfield 75.11% 24.89%
8 West Ecclesfield 74.96% 25.04%
9 Beighton 73.79% 26.21%
10 Mosborough 69.84% 30.16%
11 Crookes and Crosspool 66.48% 33.52%
12 Birley 65.8% 34.2%
13 Richmond (Sheffield) 63.75% 36.25%
14 Hillsborough 63.22% 36.79%
15 Woodhouse (Sheffield) 61.12% 38.88%
16 Beauchief and Greenhill 55.57% 44.43%
17 Darnall 51.31% 48.69%
18 Shiregreen and Brightside 51.07% 48.93%
19 Gleadless Valley 50.58% 49.42%
20 Southey 48.31% 51.69%
21 Nether Edge and Sharrow 47.5% 52.5%
22 Park and Arbourthorne 46.58% 53.42%
23 Walkley 43.68% 56.32%
24 Firth Park 40.27% 59.73%
25 Burngreave 39.65% 60.35%
26 Broomhill and Sharrow Vale 34.92% 65.08%
27 Manor Castle 33.38% 66.62%
28 City (Sheffield) 16.5% 83.5%
Abbeydale Park is ranked 2 out of 28 wards in Sheffield for the percentage of home owners.

Abbeydale Park & Sheffield Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Abbeydale Park in the Sheffield local area district.

Abbeydale Park has a lower rate of immigrants than Sheffield, the Yorkshire and The Humber region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Dore and Totley 92.8% 7.2%
Sheffield 85.05% 14.95%
Yorkshire and The Humber 88.65% 11.35%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Abbeydale Park compared to other wards in Sheffield

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 City 58.71% 41.29%
2 Burngreave 59.08% 40.92%
3 Darnall 65.14% 34.86%
4 Walkley 74.45% 25.55%
5 Nether Edge and Sharrow 75.68% 24.32%
6 Manor Castle 78.44% 21.56%
7 Firth Park 80.01% 19.99%
8 Broomhill and Sharrow Vale 81.73% 18.27%
9 Park and Arbourthorne 83.43% 16.57%
10 Shiregreen and Brightside 84.47% 15.53%
11 Gleadless Valley 86.05% 13.95%
12 Fulwood 87.27% 12.73%
13 Crookes and Crosspool 88.64% 11.36%
14 Beauchief and Greenhill 89.95% 10.05%
15 Ecclesall 90.32% 9.68%
16 Southey 91.49% 8.51%
17 Hillsborough 91.53% 8.47%
18 Dore and Totley 92.8% 7.2%
19 Graves Park 93% 7%
20 Woodhouse 93.18% 6.82%
21 Richmond 93.46% 6.54%
22 Mosborough 95.54% 4.46%
23 Stannington 95.59% 4.41%
24 Beighton 96.2% 3.8%
25 East Ecclesfield 96.34% 3.66%
26 Birley 96.4% 3.6%
27 West Ecclesfield 96.42% 3.58%
28 Stocksbridge and Upper Don 97.23% 2.77%
'; Abbeydale Park is ranked 18 out of 28 wards in Sheffield for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Abbeydale Park Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Abbeydale Park residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Abbeydale Park to the national average for England.
Level Dore and Totley England
No Qualifications 9.77% 18.08%
Level 1 6.62% 9.69%
Level 2 11.93% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 3.9% 5.32%
Level 3 13.93% 16.92%
Level 4 51.72% 33.92%

What is the population of Abbeydale Park and Sheffield?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Sheffield including Abbeydale Park. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Beauchief and Greenhill 19732
Beighton 17896
Birley 16997
Broomhill and Sharrow Vale 23742
Burngreave 30668
City 34077
Crookes and Crosspool 18089
Darnall 23323
Dore and Totley 18667
East Ecclesfield 17715
Ecclesall 20398
Firth Park 22347
Fulwood 19808
Gleadless Valley 21226
Graves Park 16840
Hillsborough 19926
Manor Castle 23915
Mosborough 17136
Nether Edge and Sharrow 23920
Park and Arbourthorne 19817
Richmond 19073
Shiregreen and Brightside 21688
Southey 19861
Stannington 18590
Stocksbridge and Upper Don 18496
Walkley 30256
West Ecclesfield 17288
Woodhouse 17723
Sheffield Total 589214



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.



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