Socio-economic statistics for Blacknoll, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Blacknoll, Dorset
Socio-economic statistics for Blacknoll, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Blacknoll, Dorset

Statistics

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

Blacknoll Immigration Statistics

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

CountryPurbeckDorsetEngland
United Kingdom94.6%94.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.6%3.1%9.4%

Blacknoll Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Blacknoll as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgePurbeckDorsetEngland
Age 0 to 44.7%4.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%4.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%6.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%4.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.4%16.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.3%8%6%
Age 65 to 7412.6%12.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.4%8.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%3.9%2.3%
Mean Age44.945.239.3
Median Age474739

Blacknoll Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blacknoll 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 Blacknoll is both lower than the average for Dorset 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 Blacknoll than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitPurbeckDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9%10.1%13.5%

Blacknoll Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenurePurbeckDorsetEngland
Owned42.4%43%30.6%
Mortgage27.1%29.1%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.3%1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.2%10.8%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%11.6%15.4%
Other3.1%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.6%1.3%

Blacknoll 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.

GradePurbeckDorsetEngland
AB21.43%23.54%22.96%
C130.56%30.37%30.92%
C226.86%25.04%20.64%
DE21.15%21.05%25.49%

Blacknoll General Health Statistics

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

HealthPurbeckDorsetEngland
Very Good44.98%44.65%47.17%
Good35.91%35.88%34.22%
Fair14.10%14.45%13.12%
Bad3.96%3.94%4.25%
Very Bad1.05%1.08%1.25%

Blacknoll Education Statistics

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

QualificationPurbeckDorsetEngland
No Qualifications21.6%21.3%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.7%13.3%
Level 216.8%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%4.8%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.1%12.4%
Level 425.7%27%27.4%
Other4.5%4.3%5.7%



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


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