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

Aughton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitRotherhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.7%13.5%

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

GradeRotherhamEngland
AB14.40%22.96%
C126.64%30.92%
C225.55%20.64%
DE33.42%25.49%

Aughton General Health Statistics

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

HealthRotherhamEngland
Very Good43.23%47.17%
Good33.91%34.22%
Fair15.27%13.12%
Bad5.87%4.25%
Very Bad1.72%1.25%

Aughton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRotherhamEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4139

Aughton Education Statistics

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

QualificationRotherhamEngland
No Qualifications29.8%22.5%
Level 115.5%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other4.5%5.7%

Aughton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRotherhamEngland
United Kingdom94.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%9.4%

Aughton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRotherhamEngland
Owned30.5%30.6%
Mortgage34.7%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%


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

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