Socio-economic statistics for Donington le Heath, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Donington le Heath, Leicestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Donington le Heath, Leicestershire

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

Donington le Heath 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Donington le Heath 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Donington le Heath than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth West LeicestershireLeicestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.1%9.2%13.5%

Donington le Heath Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth West LeicestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239

Donington le Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth West LeicestershireEngland
Owned34.7%30.6%
Mortgage37.8%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Donington le Heath Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth West LeicestershireEngland
No Qualifications26%22.5%
Level 113.2%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 424.3%27.4%
Other4.3%5.7%

Donington le Heath Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Donington le Heath are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Donington le Heath 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.

CountryNorth West LeicestershireEngland
United Kingdom96.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%

Donington le Heath 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.

GradeNorth West LeicestershireEngland
AB22.08%22.96%
C128.87%30.92%
C224.78%20.64%
DE24.27%25.49%

Donington le Heath General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth West LeicestershireEngland
Very Good45.45%47.17%
Good35.52%34.22%
Fair13.88%13.12%
Bad3.99%4.25%
Very Bad1.15%1.25%


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


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