Socio-economic statistics for Askrigg, North Yorkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Askrigg, North Yorkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Askrigg, North Yorkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Askrigg, North Yorkshire

Statistics

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

Askrigg Education Statistics

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

QualificationRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%20.8%22.5%
Level 115%12.7%13.3%
Level 218%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 427%29.2%27.4%
Other5.4%4.6%5.7%

Askrigg 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 Askrigg 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. Askrigg is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Askrigg 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Askrigg is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Askrigg than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%9.4%13.5%

Askrigg rates 4/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Askrigg Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom91.6%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU4.8%3.2%9.4%

Askrigg Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Askrigg as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Askrigg is younger than the North Yorkshire average.

AgeRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.5%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4042.839.3
Median Age404439

Askrigg General Health Statistics

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

HealthRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good51.34%47.72%47.17%
Good33.45%34.48%34.22%
Fair11.52%13.17%13.12%
Bad2.93%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.76%0.99%1.25%

Askrigg 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.

GradeRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
AB21.82%24.08%22.96%
C134.71%30.21%30.92%
C224.17%23.78%20.64%
DE19.30%21.93%25.49%

Askrigg Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned36.1%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage27.8%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.2%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%14.3%15.4%
Other8.1%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2.4%1.9%1.3%


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

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