Socio-economic statistics for Baslow, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Baslow, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Baslow, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Baslow, Derbyshire

Statistics

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

Baslow 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 Baslow 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. Baslow 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 Baslow 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Baslow is both lower than the average for Derbyshire 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 Baslow than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.2%13.1%13.5%

Baslow rates 1/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

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

GradeDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
AB29.84%20.43%22.96%
C125.89%28.05%30.92%
C225.05%24.65%20.64%
DE19.22%26.87%25.49%

Baslow Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Owned44%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage28.5%35.1%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.3%10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%4.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%10.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%1.3%

Baslow Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom96.7%96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%1.8%9.4%

Baslow General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Baslow. The percentage of residents in Baslow rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Very Good47.09%44.39%47.17%
Good34.71%34.51%34.22%
Fair13.66%14.92%13.12%
Bad3.48%4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.34%1.25%

Baslow Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.8%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.9%19.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5923.2%21.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.5%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 7412%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.541.639.3
Median Age474339

Baslow Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Baslow and are from the UK Census of 2011. Baslow has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Baslow also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Baslow are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications21.5%25.7%22.5%
Level 112%14.1%13.3%
Level 215%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%4.3%3.6%
Level 311.1%12.1%12.4%
Level 433.4%23.7%27.4%
Other3.7%3.9%5.7%



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

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