If you are thinking of moving to Higher Ansty 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 Higher Ansty to figures for Dorset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Higher Ansty is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Higher Ansty Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Higher Ansty as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Higher Ansty is younger than the Dorset average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.3%||4.7%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||4.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.4%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.2%||6.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.7%||4.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.7%||16.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.4%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.5%||8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.2%||12.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.2%||8.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.1%||3.9%||2.3%|
Higher Ansty Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||1%||1.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.5%||10.8%||8.3%|
Higher Ansty Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Higher Ansty are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Higher Ansty 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.9%||2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.6%||3.1%||9.4%|
Higher Ansty Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Higher Ansty and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Higher Ansty 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.
Higher Ansty General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Higher Ansty. The percentage of residents in Higher Ansty rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Higher Ansty rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Higher Ansty is generally better than in the average person in England.
Higher Ansty Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Higher Ansty 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 Higher Ansty is both lower than the average for Dorset 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 Higher Ansty than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||1.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.6%||10.1%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.