Socio-economic statistics for Ashington, Poole, Poole

Socio-economic statistics for Ashington, Poole, Poole
Socio-economic statistics for Ashington, Poole, Poole

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

Ashington, Poole General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Ashington, Poole. The percentage of residents in Ashington, Poole rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthPooleEngland
Very Good46.52%47.17%
Good34.87%34.22%
Fair13.44%13.12%
Bad3.96%4.25%
Very Bad1.21%1.25%

Ashington, Poole Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ashington, Poole are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ashington, Poole 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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CountryPooleEngland
United Kingdom91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.5%9.4%

Ashington, Poole 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. Ashington, Poole is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Ashington, Poole 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 Ashington, Poole 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Ashington, Poole than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitPooleEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.6%13.5%

Ashington, Poole rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Ashington, Poole Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenurePooleEngland
Owned35.8%30.6%
Mortgage34.6%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5%8.3%
Private Rented14.6%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Ashington, Poole 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.

GradePooleEngland
AB23.28%22.96%
C131.66%30.92%
C223.43%20.64%
DE21.64%25.49%

Ashington, Poole Education Statistics

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

QualificationPooleEngland
No Qualifications21.4%22.5%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.9%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 425.5%27.4%
Other4.7%5.7%

Ashington, Poole Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgePooleEngland
Age 0 to 45.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%2.3%
Mean Age42.139.3
Median Age4239

What is the population of Ashington, Poole and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole including Ashington, Poole. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Total0



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


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