If you are thinking of moving to Kirkby-in-Ashfield 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 Kirkby-in-Ashfield to figures for Nottinghamshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Kirkby-in-Ashfield is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Kirkby-in-Ashfield Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Kirkby-in-Ashfield 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. The rate of unemployment in Kirkby-in-Ashfield is both higher than the average for Nottinghamshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Kirkby-in-Ashfield than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.7%||2.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.1%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||17.3%||13.8%||13.5%|
Kirkby-in-Ashfield Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Kirkby-in-Ashfield are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Kirkby-in-Ashfield 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||1.4%||2.3%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.4%||2.8%||9.4%|
Kirkby-in-Ashfield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Kirkby-in-Ashfield has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Kirkby-in-Ashfield is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||12.7%||9.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.5%||4.2%||8.3%|
Kirkby-in-Ashfield General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Kirkby-in-Ashfield. The percentage of residents in Kirkby-in-Ashfield rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Kirkby-in-Ashfield rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Kirkby-in-Ashfield is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Kirkby-in-Ashfield Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Kirkby-in-Ashfield and are from the UK Census of 2011. Kirkby-in-Ashfield has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.
Kirkby-in-Ashfield 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. Kirkby-in-Ashfield has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Kirkby-in-Ashfield Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Kirkby-in-Ashfield as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Kirkby-in-Ashfield is younger than the Nottinghamshire average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.2%||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.6%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.3%||8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||5.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.4%||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||21.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.3%||6.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.7%||9.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.2%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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