Socio-economic statistics for Down St Mary, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Down St Mary, Devon
Socio-economic statistics for Down St Mary, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Down St Mary, Devon

Statistics

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

Down St Mary Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Down St Mary are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Down St Mary 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.

CountryMid DevonDevonEngland
United Kingdom95.1%94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%3.3%9.4%

Down St Mary Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMid DevonDevonEngland
Owned37.3%40.4%30.6%
Mortgage31.8%29.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.7%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.9%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%14.6%15.4%
Other1.5%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.5%1.3%

Down St Mary Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Down St Mary 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 Down St Mary is both lower than the average for Devon 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 Down St Mary than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMid DevonDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.1%10.8%13.5%

Down St Mary 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.

GradeMid DevonDevonEngland
AB21.08%21.91%22.96%
C127.22%29.91%30.92%
C228.47%25.31%20.64%
DE23.23%22.87%25.49%

Down St Mary Education Statistics

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

QualificationMid DevonDevonEngland
No Qualifications22.7%21.1%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%13.3%
Level 217.1%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.9%12.4%
Level 426.4%27.8%27.4%
Other4.1%4.3%5.7%

Down St Mary Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Down St Mary as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Down St Mary is younger than the Devon average.

AgeMid DevonDevonEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%17%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%20.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%7.7%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%11.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%7.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%3.4%2.3%
Mean Age42.343.739.3
Median Age444539

Down St Mary General Health Statistics

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

HealthMid DevonDevonEngland
Very Good46.64%46.10%47.17%
Good35.44%34.70%34.22%
Fair13.37%14.00%13.12%
Bad3.58%4.04%4.25%
Very Bad0.96%1.16%1.25%


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

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