If you are thinking of moving to Greenock West 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 Greenock West to figures for Inverclyde and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Greenock West is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Greenock West Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
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Greenock West General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Greenock West.
Greenock West Age Distribution Statistics
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Greenock West 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.
Greenock West Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Greenock West are from the UK Census of 2011.
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Greenock West Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Greenock West 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 Greenock West 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 Greenock West than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.9%||3.6%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||4.5%||3%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||22%||15.7%|
Greenock West Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Greenock West and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.