Socio-economic statistics for Barbican, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Barbican, Devon
Socio-economic statistics for Barbican, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Barbican, Devon

Statistics

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

Barbican Education Statistics

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

QualificationPlymouthEngland
No Qualifications22.3%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.2%3.6%
Level 316.6%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.4%
Other4.3%5.7%

Barbican Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Barbican has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Barbican is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

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TenurePlymouthEngland
Owned27.2%30.6%
Mortgage31.5%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.7%8.3%
Private Rented17.8%15.4%
Other2.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Barbican General Health Statistics

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

HealthPlymouthEngland
Very Good46.02%47.17%
Good33.53%34.22%
Fair13.95%13.12%
Bad5.08%4.25%
Very Bad1.44%1.25%

Barbican Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgePlymouthEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2412.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age3939.3
Median Age3839

Barbican 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 Barbican 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. Barbican 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 Barbican 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.

BenefitPlymouthEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.3%13.5%

Barbican rates 8/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

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

GradePlymouthEngland
AB15.81%22.96%
C133.02%30.92%
C222.93%20.64%
DE28.25%25.49%

Barbican Immigration Statistics

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

CountryPlymouthEngland
United Kingdom92.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.7%9.4%



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

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