Socio-economic statistics for Keyford, Somerset

Socio-economic statistics for Keyford, Somerset
Socio-economic statistics for Keyford, Somerset

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

Keyford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMendipEngland
Owned37.7%30.6%
Mortgage32.6%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9%8.3%
Private Rented14%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Keyford 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. Keyford is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Keyford 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Keyford is both lower than the average for Somerset 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 Keyford than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMendipSomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.8%11.5%13.5%

Keyford rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Keyford Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Keyford and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationMendipEngland
No Qualifications21.4%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 217.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 427.9%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Keyford Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMendipEngland
United Kingdom93.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%9.4%

Keyford Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMendipEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6%
Age 65 to 7410.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age41.939.3
Median Age4339

Keyford General Health Statistics

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

HealthMendipEngland
Very Good46.81%47.17%
Good35.02%34.22%
Fair13.38%13.12%
Bad3.79%4.25%
Very Bad1.01%1.25%

Keyford 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.

GradeMendipEngland
AB23.22%22.96%
C127.41%30.92%
C225.51%20.64%
DE23.87%25.49%


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


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