Grindleford, Derbyshire

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

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

GradeDerbyshire DalesEngland
AB29.84%22.96%
C125.89%30.92%
C225.05%20.64%
DE19.22%25.49%

Grindleford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureDerbyshire DalesEngland
Owned44%30.6%
Mortgage28.5%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%

Grindleford 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. Grindleford 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 Grindleford 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Grindleford 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 Grindleford 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%

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

Grindleford Age Distribution Statistics

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

Grindleford Education Statistics

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

QualificationDerbyshire DalesEngland
No Qualifications21.5%22.5%
Level 112%13.3%
Level 215%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 311.1%12.4%
Level 433.4%27.4%
Other3.7%5.7%

Grindleford Immigration Statistics

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

Grindleford General Health Statistics

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

HealthDerbyshire DalesEngland
Very Good47.09%47.17%
Good34.71%34.22%
Fair13.66%13.12%
Bad3.48%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.25%

What is the population of Grindleford and Derbyshire Dales?

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

WardPopulation
Ashbourne North3888
Ashbourne South5571
Bakewell4407
Bradwell1801
Brailsford1829
Calver1705
Carsington Water1826
Chatsworth1650
Clifton and Bradley1815
Darley Dale5854
Dovedale and Parwich1612
Doveridge and Sudbury2789
Hartington and Taddington1683
Hathersage and Eyam3807
Hulland1776
Lathkill and Bradford1560
Litton and Longstone1470
Masson2990
Matlock All Saints5598
Matlock St Giles5643
Norbury1744
Stanton1817
Tideswell1725
Winster and South Darley1724
Wirksworth6138
Derbyshire Dales Total72422



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


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