Socio-economic statistics for Abbeydale, Sheffield

Socio-economic statistics for Abbeydale, Sheffield
Socio-economic statistics for Abbeydale, Sheffield

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

Abbeydale General Health Statistics

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

Very Good46.73%47.17%
Very Bad1.39%1.25%

Abbeydale Immigration Statistics

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

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United Kingdom88.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU9.2%9.4%

Abbeydale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)17.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Abbeydale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Abbeydale is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Abbeydale are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Abbeydale is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%13.5%

Abbeydale rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Abbeydale Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age37.939.3
Median Age3639

Abbeydale 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.


Abbeydale Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications24.3%22.5%
Level 112.3%13.3%
Level 213.7%15.2%
Level 315.8%12.4%
Level 425.7%27.4%

What is the population of Abbeydale and Sheffield?

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

Beauchief and Greenhill19732
Broomhill and Sharrow Vale23742
Crookes and Crosspool18089
Dore and Totley18667
East Ecclesfield17715
Firth Park22347
Gleadless Valley21226
Graves Park16840
Manor Castle23915
Nether Edge and Sharrow23920
Park and Arbourthorne19817
Shiregreen and Brightside21688
Stocksbridge and Upper Don18496
West Ecclesfield17288
Sheffield Total589214

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

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