Socio-economic statistics for Duffield, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Duffield, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Duffield, Derbyshire

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

Duffield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAmber ValleyEngland
Social Rented (Council)5.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Duffield Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryAmber ValleyEngland
United Kingdom97%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.5%9.4%

Duffield 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.

GradeAmber ValleyEngland

Duffield General Health Statistics

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

HealthAmber ValleyEngland
Very Good44.01%47.17%
Very Bad1.26%1.25%

Duffield Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeAmber ValleyEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7410.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.839.3
Median Age4339

Duffield 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Duffield 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 unemployment in Duffield is both lower than the average for Derbyshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitAmber ValleyDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.6%13.1%13.5%

Duffield rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Duffield Education Statistics

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

QualificationAmber ValleyEngland
No Qualifications27%22.5%
Level 113.9%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.2%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 423.2%27.4%

What is the population of Duffield and Amber Valley?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Amber Valley including Duffield. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Belper Central5554
Belper East6083
Belper North4802
Belper South5925
Codnor and Waingroves5080
Heage and Ambergate5086
Heanor and Loscoe5373
Heanor East6148
Heanor West6358
Ironville and Riddings6451
Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook7634
Langley Mill and Aldercar5883
Ripley and Marehay5739
Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse6555
South West Parishes3624
Amber Valley Total128829

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

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