Socio-economic statistics for Blaxton, Doncaster

Socio-economic statistics for Blaxton, Doncaster
Socio-economic statistics for Blaxton, Doncaster

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

Blaxton 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 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. Blaxton is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Blaxton 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Blaxton 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 Blaxton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitDoncasterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.1%13.5%

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

Blaxton Education Statistics

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

QualificationDoncasterEngland
No Qualifications30.3%22.5%
Level 115.4%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 310.7%12.4%
Level 417%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%

Blaxton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureDoncasterEngland
Owned31%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.6%8.3%
Private Rented13.5%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Blaxton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDoncasterEngland
United Kingdom93.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

Blaxton General Health Statistics

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

HealthDoncasterEngland
Very Good43.56%47.17%
Good34.05%34.22%
Fair15.13%13.12%
Bad5.62%4.25%
Very Bad1.64%1.25%

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

GradeDoncasterEngland
AB13.47%22.96%
C125.97%30.92%
C225.01%20.64%
DE35.54%25.49%

Blaxton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDoncasterEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

What is the population of Blaxton and Doncaster?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Doncaster including Blaxton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Adwick le Street & Carcroft16697
Armthorpe14440
Balby South9738
Bentley18367
Bessacarr15161
Conisbrough16495
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall9954
Edlington & Warmsworth12093
Finningley17109
Hatfield17584
Hexthorpe & Balby North13788
Mexborough15600
Norton & Askern15244
Roman Ridge10815
Rossington & Bawtry17775
Sprotbrough10824
Stainforth & Barnby Dun9930
Thorne & Moorends17921
Tickhill & Wadsworth11282
Town23566
Wheatley Hills & Intake18402
Doncaster Total312785



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


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