If you are thinking of moving to Driffield 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 Driffield to figures for East Riding of Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Driffield is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Driffield General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Driffield. The percentage of residents in Driffield rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Driffield Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Driffield are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Driffield 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.
|Country||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||9.4%|
Driffield 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.
|Grade||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Driffield Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Driffield as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Driffield is also older than the average, making Driffield a older persons location.
|Age||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Driffield Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Driffield 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 Driffield than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11%||13.5%|
Driffield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Driffield has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Driffield is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||1.8%||8.3%|
Driffield Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Driffield and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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