If you are thinking of moving to Higher Melcombe 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 Melcombe to figures for Dorset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Higher Melcombe is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Higher Melcombe General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Higher Melcombe.
Higher Melcombe Age Distribution Statistics
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Higher Melcombe Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Higher Melcombe and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Higher Melcombe Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Higher Melcombe are from the UK Census of 2011.
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Higher Melcombe Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Higher Melcombe come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area.
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Higher Melcombe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
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Higher Melcombe 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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