Socio-economic statistics for Dunscroft, Doncaster
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If you are thinking of moving to Dunscroft 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 Dunscroft to figures for Doncaster and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Dunscroft is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Dunscroft Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Dunscroft Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom93.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

Dunscroft Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)15.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.6%8.3%
Private Rented13.5%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

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


Dunscroft General Health Statistics

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

Very Good43.56%47.17%
Very Bad1.64%1.25%

Dunscroft Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications30.3%22.5%
Level 115.4%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Level 310.7%12.4%
Level 417%27.4%

Dunscroft Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.1%13.5%

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

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