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

Chesterfield Canal Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRotherhamEngland
United Kingdom94.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%9.4%

Chesterfield Canal Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRotherhamEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4139

Chesterfield Canal Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitRotherhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.7%13.5%

Chesterfield Canal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRotherhamEngland
Owned30.5%30.6%
Mortgage34.7%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

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

GradeRotherhamEngland
AB14.40%22.96%
C126.64%30.92%
C225.55%20.64%
DE33.42%25.49%

Chesterfield Canal General Health Statistics

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

HealthRotherhamEngland
Very Good43.23%47.17%
Good33.91%34.22%
Fair15.27%13.12%
Bad5.87%4.25%
Very Bad1.72%1.25%

Chesterfield Canal Education Statistics

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

QualificationRotherhamEngland
No Qualifications29.8%22.5%
Level 115.5%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other4.5%5.7%



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

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