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

Church Leigh Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
United Kingdom91.3%95.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%2.5%9.4%

Church Leigh Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
No Qualifications24.7%24.8%22.5%
Level 114.2%14%13.3%
Level 216.1%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.7%12.4%
Level 423.4%24%27.4%
Other5.7%4.4%5.7%

Church Leigh Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%8.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.1%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%7%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age39.841.339.3
Median Age404239

Church Leigh 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.

GradeEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
AB20.02%21.22%22.96%
C126.06%29.71%30.92%
C222.47%23.66%20.64%
DE31.45%25.41%25.49%

Church Leigh General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Church Leigh. The percentage of residents in Church Leigh rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
Very Good45.86%45.32%47.17%
Good35.72%35.18%34.22%
Fair13.47%13.84%13.12%
Bad3.85%4.38%4.25%
Very Bad1.09%1.28%1.25%

Church Leigh Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Church Leigh 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Church Leigh than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%11.6%13.5%

Church Leigh Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast StaffordshireStaffordshireEngland
Owned35.1%36.2%30.6%
Mortgage34.5%36.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.2%5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%9%8.3%
Private Rented13.8%10.1%15.4%
Other1.3%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.2%1.3%


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

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