Socio-economic statistics for Blackmoor, Wigan

Socio-economic statistics for Blackmoor, Wigan
Socio-economic statistics for Blackmoor, Wigan

Socio-economic statistics for Blackmoor, Wigan

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

Blackmoor Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blackmoor come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Blackmoor 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 Blackmoor than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitWiganEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.1%13.5%

Blackmoor rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Blackmoor Education Statistics

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

QualificationWiganEngland
No Qualifications27.3%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 217.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.4%
Level 419.5%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

Blackmoor Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Blackmoor has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Blackmoor is a relatively affluent area.

TenureWiganEngland
Owned31.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.7%32.8%
Shared0.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)16.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.7%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Blackmoor Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWiganEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age39.639.3
Median Age4039

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

GradeWiganEngland
AB15.72%22.96%
C128.31%30.92%
C224.40%20.64%
DE31.58%25.49%

Blackmoor General Health Statistics

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

HealthWiganEngland
Very Good45.39%47.17%
Good32.70%34.22%
Fair14.72%13.12%
Bad5.70%4.25%
Very Bad1.49%1.25%

Blackmoor Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWiganEngland
United Kingdom96.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%



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


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