Elstob, Durham

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

Elstob General Health Statistics

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

HealthDarlingtonEngland
Very Good44.57%47.17%
Good35.24%34.22%
Fair14.32%13.12%
Bad4.51%4.25%
Very Bad1.36%1.25%

Elstob Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeDarlingtonEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4139

Elstob 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 Elstob 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Elstob is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitDarlingtonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.7%13.5%

Elstob Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDarlingtonEngland
United Kingdom94.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.6%9.4%

Elstob Education Statistics

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

QualificationDarlingtonEngland
No Qualifications24.8%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 215.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.1%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 423.7%27.4%
Other4.3%5.7%

Elstob Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDarlingtonEngland
Owned29.6%30.6%
Mortgage35.3%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)11.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.3%8.3%
Private Rented16.6%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

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

GradeDarlingtonEngland
AB18.20%22.96%
C130.33%30.92%
C221.98%20.64%
DE29.50%25.49%


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


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