Socio-economic statistics for Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire

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

Fenny Bentley Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDerbyshire DalesEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5923.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.5%6%
Age 65 to 7412%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.3%
Mean Age44.539.3
Median Age4739

Fenny Bentley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureDerbyshire DalesEngland
Social Rented (Council)4.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%15.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%

Fenny Bentley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDerbyshire DalesEngland
United Kingdom96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%9.4%

Fenny Bentley Education Statistics

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

QualificationDerbyshire DalesEngland
No Qualifications21.5%22.5%
Level 112%13.3%
Level 215%15.2%
Level 311.1%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%

Fenny Bentley 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. Fenny Bentley has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeDerbyshire DalesEngland

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

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Fenny Bentley 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 Fenny Bentley is both lower than the average for Derbyshire 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 Fenny Bentley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.2%13.1%13.5%

Fenny Bentley rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Fenny Bentley General Health Statistics

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

HealthDerbyshire DalesEngland
Very Good47.09%47.17%
Very Bad1.06%1.25%

What is the population of Fenny Bentley and Derbyshire Dales?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Derbyshire Dales including Fenny Bentley. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ashbourne North3888
Ashbourne South5571
Carsington Water1826
Clifton and Bradley1815
Darley Dale5854
Dovedale and Parwich1612
Doveridge and Sudbury2789
Hartington and Taddington1683
Hathersage and Eyam3807
Lathkill and Bradford1560
Litton and Longstone1470
Matlock All Saints5598
Matlock St Giles5643
Winster and South Darley1724
Derbyshire Dales Total72422

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

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