If you are thinking of moving to Athersley South 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 Athersley South to figures for Barnsley and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Athersley South is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Athersley South General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Athersley South. The percentage of residents in Athersley South rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Athersley South rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Athersley South is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Athersley South Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Athersley South as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Athersley South is also older than the average, making Athersley South a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.3%|
Athersley South Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Athersley South and are from the UK Census of 2011. Athersley South 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.
Athersley South Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Athersley South are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Athersley South 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.5%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.7%||9.4%|
Athersley South 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. Athersley South has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Athersley South Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Athersley South 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 Athersley South 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 Athersley South than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|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%|
Athersley South Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||17.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.2%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
Do you live in Athersley South? Let us know what you think in the comments below.
Rotherham than me…
Goldthorpe, Bolton-On-Dearne, Wath – the Brown-toothed underbelly of society
Barnsley, visit the place which inspired the film Deliverance
The sad decline of The North
Dearne Valley (Valley of Death!)
Glossop – I escaped this place as soon as possible
Wakefield: a cultural wilderness of apish men and women in white stilettos
Doncaster – Discover The Spirit mayte!
Goldthorpe in Barnsley is easy to get into, but hard to get out of