Socio-economic statistics for Doncaster,

Socio-economic statistics for Doncaster,
Socio-economic statistics for Doncaster,

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

Doncaster General Health Statistics

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

HealthDoncasterEngland
Very Good43.56%47.17%
Good34.05%34.22%
Fair15.13%13.12%
Bad5.62%4.25%
Very Bad1.64%1.25%

Doncaster Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeDoncasterEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Doncaster Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDoncasterEngland
United Kingdom93.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

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

GradeDoncasterEngland
AB13.47%22.96%
C125.97%30.92%
C225.01%20.64%
DE35.54%25.49%

Doncaster Education Statistics

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

QualificationDoncasterEngland
No Qualifications30.3%22.5%
Level 115.4%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 310.7%12.4%
Level 417%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%

Doncaster 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. Doncaster 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 Doncaster 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 Doncaster 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 Doncaster than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitDoncasterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.1%13.5%

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

Doncaster Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureDoncasterEngland
Owned31%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.6%8.3%
Private Rented13.5%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

What is the population of Doncaster and Doncaster?

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

WardPopulation
Adwick le Street & Carcroft16697
Armthorpe14440
Balby South9738
Bentley18367
Bessacarr15161
Conisbrough16495
Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall9954
Edlington & Warmsworth12093
Finningley17109
Hatfield17584
Hexthorpe & Balby North13788
Mexborough15600
Norton & Askern15244
Roman Ridge10815
Rossington & Bawtry17775
Sprotbrough10824
Stainforth & Barnby Dun9930
Thorne & Moorends17921
Tickhill & Wadsworth11282
Town23566
Wheatley Hills & Intake18402
Doncaster Total312785



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


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