Girsby, Darlington

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

Girsby General Health Statistics

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

HealthHambletonEngland
Very Good48.67%47.17%
Good34.42%34.22%
Fair12.60%13.12%
Bad3.33%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%1.25%

Girsby Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryHambletonEngland
United Kingdom95.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%9.4%

Girsby 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.

GradeHambletonEngland
AB26.60%22.96%
C130.79%30.92%
C223.17%20.64%
DE19.43%25.49%

Girsby Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHambletonEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.3%
Mean Age43.539.3
Median Age4639

Girsby 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 Girsby 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 Girsby is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Girsby than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.7%9.4%13.5%

Girsby Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHambletonEngland
Owned39.7%30.6%
Mortgage29.8%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.9%8.3%
Private Rented12.1%15.4%
Other3%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.3%

Girsby Education Statistics

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

QualificationHambletonEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 112%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.4%
Level 432.1%27.4%
Other4%5.7%



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



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