Socio-economic statistics for Causeway Green, Sandwell

Socio-economic statistics for Causeway Green, Sandwell
Socio-economic statistics for Causeway Green, Sandwell

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

Causeway Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Causeway Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Causeway Green has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom84.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU12.2%9.4%

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

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Causeway Green General Health Statistics

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

Very Good41.93%47.17%
Very Bad1.80%1.25%

Causeway Green Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications35.2%22.5%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 214.7%15.2%
Level 310.4%12.4%
Level 415.4%27.4%

Causeway Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 47.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.9%6%
Age 65 to 748%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age37.439.3
Median Age3639

Causeway Green 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.

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)6.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.7%13.5%

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

Causeway Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Causeway Green has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Causeway Green is an economically deprived area.

Social Rented (Council)22.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.8%8.3%
Private Rented12%15.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%

What is the population of Causeway Green and Sandwell?

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

Charlemont with Grove Vale12281
Cradley Heath and Old Hill13934
Friar Park12735
Great Barr with Yew Tree12890
Great Bridge13533
Greets Green and Lyng13939
Hateley Heath15250
Old Warley12256
Princes End13548
Soho and Victoria17764
St Pauls15880
Tipton Green14581
Wednesbury North13175
Wednesbury South13581
West Bromwich Central14538
Sandwell Total329042

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

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