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

Dropping Well Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Dropping Well 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 Dropping Well 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 Dropping Well than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitRotherhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.7%13.5%

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

GradeRotherhamEngland
AB14.40%22.96%
C126.64%30.92%
C225.55%20.64%
DE33.42%25.49%

Dropping Well Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRotherhamEngland
United Kingdom94.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%9.4%

Dropping Well General Health Statistics

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

HealthRotherhamEngland
Very Good43.23%47.17%
Good33.91%34.22%
Fair15.27%13.12%
Bad5.87%4.25%
Very Bad1.72%1.25%

Dropping Well Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRotherhamEngland
Owned30.5%30.6%
Mortgage34.7%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Dropping Well Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRotherhamEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4139

Dropping Well Education Statistics

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

QualificationRotherhamEngland
No Qualifications29.8%22.5%
Level 115.5%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other4.5%5.7%



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

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