Socio-economic statistics for Dunhampton, Worcestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Dunhampton, Worcestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Dunhampton, Worcestershire

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

Dunhampton 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. Dunhampton is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Dunhampton 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Dunhampton 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 Dunhampton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWychavonWorcestershireEngland
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%

Dunhampton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWychavonEngland
United Kingdom94.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%9.4%

Dunhampton 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.

GradeWychavonEngland
AB26.19%22.96%
C129.81%30.92%
C222.86%20.64%
DE21.14%25.49%

Dunhampton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWychavonEngland
Owned38.7%30.6%
Mortgage34%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.9%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Dunhampton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Dunhampton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Dunhampton 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. Dunhampton also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Dunhampton are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationWychavonEngland
No Qualifications22.1%22.5%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 428.7%27.4%
Other4.8%5.7%

Dunhampton General Health Statistics

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

HealthWychavonEngland
Very Good46.36%47.17%
Good35.61%34.22%
Fair13.35%13.12%
Bad3.71%4.25%
Very Bad0.98%1.25%

Dunhampton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWychavonEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.539.3
Median Age4539



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


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