Socio-economic statistics for Corfe, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Corfe, Dorset
Socio-economic statistics for Corfe, Dorset

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

Corfe General Health Statistics

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

HealthPurbeckEngland
Very Good44.98%47.17%
Good35.91%34.22%
Fair14.10%13.12%
Bad3.96%4.25%
Very Bad1.05%1.25%

Corfe Education Statistics

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

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QualificationPurbeckEngland
No Qualifications21.6%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 425.7%27.4%
Other4.5%5.7%

Corfe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenurePurbeckEngland
Owned42.4%30.6%
Mortgage27.1%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Other3.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Corfe 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. Corfe is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Corfe is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Corfe 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Corfe is both lower than the average for Dorset and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Corfe than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitPurbeckDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9%10.1%13.5%

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

Corfe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgePurbeckEngland
Age 0 to 44.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.3%6%
Age 65 to 7412.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.939.3
Median Age4739

Corfe 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.

GradePurbeckEngland
AB21.43%22.96%
C130.56%30.92%
C226.86%20.64%
DE21.15%25.49%

Corfe Immigration Statistics

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

CountryPurbeckEngland
United Kingdom94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.6%9.4%

What is the population of Corfe and Dorset?

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

WardPopulation
Dorset Total0



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


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