Socio-economic statistics for Ardsley, Barnsley
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If you are thinking of moving to Ardsley 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 Ardsley to figures for Barnsley and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Ardsley is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Ardsley General Health Statistics

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

HealthBarnsleyEngland
Very Good41.60%47.17%
Good33.58%34.22%
Fair16.42%13.12%
Bad6.61%4.25%
Very Bad1.79%1.25%

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

GradeBarnsleyEngland
AB13.90%22.96%
C126.47%30.92%
C225.50%20.64%
DE34.13%25.49%

Ardsley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitBarnsleyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.9%13.5%

Ardsley Education Statistics

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

QualificationBarnsleyEngland
No Qualifications32.3%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

Ardsley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBarnsleyEngland
United Kingdom96.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.5%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%9.4%

Ardsley Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBarnsleyEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age40.439.3
Median Age4139

Ardsley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBarnsleyEngland
Owned30.6%30.6%
Mortgage33.8%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%


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

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