Socio-economic statistics for Ball o’ Ditton, Cheshire

Socio-economic statistics for Ball o’ Ditton, Cheshire
Socio-economic statistics for Ball o’ Ditton, Cheshire

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

Ball o' Ditton 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. Ball o' Ditton is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Ball o' Ditton 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 25% higher in Ball o' Ditton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitHaltonTyne and Wear (Met County)England
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.9%18.4%13.5%

Ball o' Ditton rates 8/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Ball o' Ditton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ball o' Ditton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Ball o' Ditton 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.

QualificationHaltonEngland
No Qualifications26.9%22.5%
Level 116.8%13.3%
Level 218.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 417.6%27.4%
Other3.7%5.7%

Ball o' Ditton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ball o' Ditton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ball o' Ditton 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.

CountryHaltonEngland
United Kingdom97.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.3%9.4%

Ball o' Ditton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHaltonEngland
Owned27.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.3%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)20.5%8.3%
Private Rented8.9%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Ball o' Ditton 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. Ball o' Ditton has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHaltonEngland
AB13.70%22.96%
C128.87%30.92%
C221.44%20.64%
DE35.99%25.49%

Ball o' Ditton General Health Statistics

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

HealthHaltonEngland
Very Good46.67%47.17%
Good31.57%34.22%
Fair13.92%13.12%
Bad6.15%4.25%
Very Bad1.70%1.25%

Ball o' Ditton Age Distribution Statistics

AgeHaltonEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 748.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age38.939.3
Median Age3939

What is the population of Ball o' Ditton and Halton?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Halton including Ball o' Ditton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Appleton7553
Beechwood3502
Birchfield7169
Broadheath6408
Daresbury5490
Ditton7290
Farnworth9240
Grange6896
Hale1822
Halton Brook6813
Halton Castle6685
Halton Lea6447
Halton View6717
Heath5656
Hough Green6562
Kingsway6780
Mersey7636
Norton North6391
Norton South6487
Riverside5619
Windmill Hill2596
Halton Total129759



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


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