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

Erewash Canal Immigration Statistics

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

CountryErewashDerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom96.4%96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%1.8%9.4%

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

GradeErewashDerbyshireEngland
AB17.98%20.43%22.96%
C129.19%28.05%30.92%
C225.82%24.65%20.64%
DE27.02%26.87%25.49%

Erewash Canal Education Statistics

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

QualificationErewashDerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications25.9%25.7%22.5%
Level 115.3%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.5%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.3%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 420.7%23.7%27.4%
Other4%3.9%5.7%

Erewash Canal Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Erewash Canal 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.

BenefitErewashDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.5%13.1%13.5%

Erewash Canal General Health Statistics

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

HealthErewashDerbyshireEngland
Very Good44.03%44.39%47.17%
Good35.39%34.51%34.22%
Fair14.96%14.92%13.12%
Bad4.35%4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.28%1.34%1.25%

Erewash Canal Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Erewash Canal as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Erewash Canal is younger than the Derbyshire average.

AgeErewashDerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.4%19.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%21.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.841.639.3
Median Age414339

Erewash Canal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureErewashDerbyshireEngland
Owned33.9%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.6%35.1%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.1%10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.9%4.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%10.8%15.4%
Other1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%1.3%


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

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