Socio-economic statistics for Buckley, Rochdale

Socio-economic statistics for Buckley, Rochdale
Socio-economic statistics for Buckley, Rochdale

Socio-economic statistics for Buckley, Rochdale

Statistics

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

Buckley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRochdaleEngland
Owned27.8%30.6%
Mortgage34.1%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%8.3%
Private Rented12%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Buckley Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeRochdaleEngland
Age 0 to 47%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 747.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age37.939.3
Median Age3839

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

GradeRochdaleEngland
AB14.43%22.96%
C127.81%30.92%
C222.21%20.64%
DE35.55%25.49%

Buckley General Health Statistics

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

HealthRochdaleEngland
Very Good44.51%47.17%
Good33.14%34.22%
Fair14.79%13.12%
Bad5.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.68%1.25%

Buckley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRochdaleEngland
United Kingdom88.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU8.3%9.4%

Buckley Education Statistics

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

QualificationRochdaleEngland
No Qualifications28.7%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 419.4%27.4%
Other5.4%5.7%

Buckley 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 Buckley 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.

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

BenefitRochdaleEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.3%13.5%

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



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

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