Socio-economic statistics for Edistone, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Edistone, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Edistone, Devon

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

Edistone Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeTorridgeDevonEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.5%17%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%20.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.7%7.7%6%
Age 65 to 7412.8%11.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%7.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%3.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.643.739.3
Median Age474539

Edistone Education Statistics

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

QualificationTorridgeDevonEngland
No Qualifications25.4%21.1%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%13.3%
Level 217.5%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.9%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.9%12.4%
Level 421.7%27.8%27.4%
Other4.2%4.3%5.7%

Edistone Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Edistone 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.

BenefitTorridgeDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.2%10.8%13.5%

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

GradeTorridgeDevonEngland
AB15.18%21.91%22.96%
C125.04%29.91%30.92%
C232.82%25.31%20.64%
DE26.96%22.87%25.49%

Edistone General Health Statistics

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

HealthTorridgeDevonEngland
Very Good43.53%46.10%47.17%
Good34.84%34.70%34.22%
Fair15.42%14.00%13.12%
Bad4.90%4.04%4.25%
Very Bad1.31%1.16%1.25%

Edistone Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTorridgeDevonEngland
Owned42.9%40.4%30.6%
Mortgage28.6%29.8%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.9%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.1%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented15.3%14.6%15.4%
Other1.7%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.9%1.5%1.3%

Edistone Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTorridgeDevonEngland
United Kingdom96.6%94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%3.3%9.4%



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

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