Socio-economic statistics for Chester-Le-Street, Durham

Socio-economic statistics for Chester-Le-Street, Durham
Socio-economic statistics for Chester-Le-Street, Durham

Socio-economic statistics for Chester-Le-Street, Durham

Statistics

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

Chester-Le-Street Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Chester-Le-Street are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Chester-Le-Street 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.

CountryCounty DurhamEngland
United Kingdom96.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%3.7%
Outside the EU1.8%9.4%

Chester-Le-Street Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Chester-Le-Street 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. The rate of unemployment in Chester-Le-Street 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 Chester-Le-Street than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitCounty DurhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.3%13.5%

Chester-Le-Street Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Chester-Le-Street as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Chester-Le-Street is also older than the average, making Chester-Le-Street a older persons location.

AgeCounty DurhamEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age4139.3
Median Age4239

Chester-Le-Street Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Chester-Le-Street and are from the UK Census of 2011. Chester-Le-Street 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.

QualificationCounty DurhamEngland
No Qualifications27.5%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.6%
Level 313.6%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Chester-Le-Street Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCounty DurhamEngland
Owned31%30.6%
Mortgage34.8%32.8%
Shared0.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.4%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Chester-Le-Street General Health Statistics

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

HealthCounty DurhamEngland
Very Good42.35%47.17%
Good33.43%34.22%
Fair16.06%13.12%
Bad6.35%4.25%
Very Bad1.82%1.25%

Chester-Le-Street 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. Chester-Le-Street has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCounty DurhamEngland
AB16.27%22.96%
C128.39%30.92%
C222.99%20.64%
DE32.35%25.49%


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

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