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

Blore General Health Statistics

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

HealthNewcastle-under-LymeStaffordshireEngland
Very Good44.65%45.32%47.17%
Good34.48%35.18%34.22%
Fair14.37%13.84%13.12%
Bad5.10%4.38%4.25%
Very Bad1.40%1.28%1.25%

Blore Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNewcastle-under-LymeStaffordshireEngland
United Kingdom95%95.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.4%2.5%9.4%

Blore 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.

GradeNewcastle-under-LymeStaffordshireEngland
AB18.94%21.22%22.96%
C129.05%29.71%30.92%
C223.34%23.66%20.64%
DE28.67%25.41%25.49%

Blore Education Statistics

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

QualificationNewcastle-under-LymeStaffordshireEngland
No Qualifications26.8%24.8%22.5%
Level 112.7%14%13.3%
Level 215.7%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.8%3.6%
Level 314.5%12.7%12.4%
Level 422.5%24%27.4%
Other4%4.4%5.7%

Blore Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blore 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.

BenefitNewcastle-under-LymeStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.1%11.6%13.5%

Blore Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Blore as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Blore is younger than the Staffordshire average.

AgeNewcastle-under-LymeStaffordshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.1%8.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.841.339.3
Median Age414239

Blore Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNewcastle-under-LymeStaffordshireEngland
Owned35.2%36.2%30.6%
Mortgage33.9%36.1%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.5%5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.3%9%8.3%
Private Rented9.4%10.1%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.2%1.3%


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

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