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

Berry Head Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTorbayEngland
Owned36.4%30.6%
Mortgage30.4%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.2%8.3%
Private Rented21.4%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Berry Head General Health Statistics

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

HealthTorbayEngland
Very Good41.70%47.17%
Good34.44%34.22%
Fair16.31%13.12%
Bad5.82%4.25%
Very Bad1.73%1.25%

Berry Head Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeTorbayEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.239.3
Median Age4639

Berry Head Education Statistics

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

QualificationTorbayEngland
No Qualifications25.8%22.5%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 420.6%27.4%
Other4.8%5.7%

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

GradeTorbayEngland
AB14.84%22.96%
C129.85%30.92%
C224.50%20.64%
DE30.82%25.49%

Berry Head Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitTorbayEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.5%13.5%

Berry Head Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTorbayEngland
United Kingdom94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%



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

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