Socio-economic statistics for Arksey, Doncaster

Socio-economic statistics for Arksey, Doncaster
Socio-economic statistics for Arksey, Doncaster

Socio-economic statistics for Arksey, Doncaster

Statistics

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

Arksey General Health Statistics

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

HealthDoncasterEngland
Very Good43.56%47.17%
Good34.05%34.22%
Fair15.13%13.12%
Bad5.62%4.25%
Very Bad1.64%1.25%

Arksey Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Arksey has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Arksey is a relatively affluent area.

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TenureDoncasterEngland
Owned31%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.6%8.3%
Private Rented13.5%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Arksey Education Statistics

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

QualificationDoncasterEngland
No Qualifications30.3%22.5%
Level 115.4%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 310.7%12.4%
Level 417%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%

Arksey Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDoncasterEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Arksey Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDoncasterEngland
United Kingdom93.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

Arksey 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 Arksey 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. Arksey 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 Arksey 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 Arksey 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 Arksey than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitDoncasterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.1%13.5%

Arksey rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

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

GradeDoncasterEngland
AB13.47%22.96%
C125.97%30.92%
C225.01%20.64%
DE35.54%25.49%


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

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