Socio-economic statistics for Acklam, Middlesbrough

Socio-economic statistics for Acklam, Middlesbrough
Socio-economic statistics for Acklam, Middlesbrough

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

Acklam General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.41%47.17%
Very Bad1.84%1.25%

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

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Acklam Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications29.9%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.2%
Level 313.2%12.4%
Level 418.5%27.4%

Acklam Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU6.2%9.4%

Acklam Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age37.839.3
Median Age3739

Acklam Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)10.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.3%8.3%
Private Rented15.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Acklam 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. Acklam is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Acklam 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 Acklam 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 Acklam is both higher than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Acklam than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitMiddlesbroughNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)7.5%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.8%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)24.1%9.4%13.5%

Acklam rates 3/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

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

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