If you are thinking of moving to Hopedale 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 Hopedale to figures for Staffordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Hopedale is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Hopedale Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hopedale are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hopedale 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||0.2%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.1%||2.5%||9.4%|
Hopedale Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Hopedale as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Hopedale is also older than the Staffordshire average, making Hopedale a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.8%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7%||8.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.6%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.6%||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.7%||10.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.7%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.2%||2.3%|
Hopedale Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hopedale and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Hopedale 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.
Hopedale General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Hopedale. The percentage of residents in Hopedale rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Hopedale rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Hopedale is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Hopedale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Hopedale has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Hopedale is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||3.2%||5.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.6%||9%||8.3%|
Hopedale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hopedale 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 Hopedale is both lower than the average for Staffordshire 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 Hopedale than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.7%||2.2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||10.6%||11.6%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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