Socio-economic statistics for Greencroft, Durham

Socio-economic statistics for Greencroft, Durham
Socio-economic statistics for Greencroft, Durham

Socio-economic statistics for Greencroft, Durham

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

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

GradeCounty DurhamEngland
AB16.27%22.96%
C128.39%30.92%
C222.99%20.64%
DE32.35%25.49%

Greencroft Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Greencroft come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Greencroft is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Greencroft than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitCounty DurhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.3%13.5%

Greencroft rates 8/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Greencroft Education Statistics

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

QualificationCounty DurhamEngland
No Qualifications27.5%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.6%
Level 313.6%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Greencroft General Health Statistics

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

HealthCounty DurhamEngland
Very Good42.35%47.17%
Good33.43%34.22%
Fair16.06%13.12%
Bad6.35%4.25%
Very Bad1.82%1.25%

Greencroft Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCounty DurhamEngland
United Kingdom96.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%3.7%
Outside the EU1.8%9.4%

Greencroft Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCounty DurhamEngland
Owned31%30.6%
Mortgage34.8%32.8%
Shared0.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.4%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Greencroft Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCounty DurhamEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age4139.3
Median Age4239



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


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