Socio-economic statistics for Friars Cliff, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Friars Cliff, Dorset
Socio-economic statistics for Friars Cliff, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Friars Cliff, Dorset


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

Friars Cliff General Health Statistics

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

Very Good42.31%44.65%47.17%
Very Bad1.14%1.08%1.25%

Friars Cliff Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Friars Cliff are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Friars Cliff 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 Kingdom94.3%94.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%3.1%9.4%

Friars Cliff Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)0.9%1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12%10.8%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%11.6%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.6%1.3%

Friars Cliff Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Friars Cliff and are from the UK Census of 2011. Friars Cliff 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 Qualifications23.4%21.3%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.7%13.3%
Level 216.7%16.9%15.2%
Level 311.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 425.1%27%27.4%

Friars Cliff 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.


Friars Cliff Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Friars Cliff 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Friars Cliff than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.9%10.1%13.5%

Friars Cliff Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.5%4.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.6%4.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%6.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.9%4.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.7%16.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%8%6%
Age 65 to 7413.7%12.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 8410.8%8.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over5.2%3.9%2.3%
Mean Age47.145.239.3
Median Age494739

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

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