If you are thinking of moving to Droitwich Spa 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 Droitwich Spa to figures for Worcestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Droitwich Spa is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Droitwich Spa Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Droitwich Spa 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 Droitwich Spa is both lower than the average for Worcestershire 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 Droitwich Spa than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.8%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.6%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||9.6%||11.5%||13.5%|
Droitwich Spa 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.
Droitwich Spa Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Droitwich Spa has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Droitwich Spa is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.6%||5.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.9%||9.2%||8.3%|
Droitwich Spa Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Droitwich Spa are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Droitwich Spa 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.9%||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.3%||2.9%||9.4%|
Droitwich Spa Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Droitwich Spa as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Droitwich Spa is also older than the Worcestershire average, making Droitwich Spa a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||5.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.7%||7.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.6%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||19.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.8%||7.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.5%||10.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||6.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||2.6%||2.3%|
Droitwich Spa General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Droitwich Spa. The percentage of residents in Droitwich Spa rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Droitwich Spa Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Droitwich Spa and are from the UK Census of 2011. Droitwich Spa has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Droitwich Spa also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Droitwich Spa are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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