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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.

BenefitAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
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.

CountryAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom97%94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%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.

TenureAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Owned33.3%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage35.9%35.9%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.5%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.6%11.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

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.

HealthAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Very Good42.05%44.80%47.17%
Good34.48%34.40%34.22%
Fair16.31%14.75%13.12%
Bad5.66%4.71%4.25%
Very Bad1.50%1.33%1.25%

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.

QualificationAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications31.4%25.5%22.5%
Level 116.4%14%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%4.1%3.6%
Level 312%12.2%12.4%
Level 415.1%24%27.4%
Other4.4%4.4%5.7%

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.

GradeAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
AB12.78%21.25%22.96%
C126.95%29.09%30.92%
C226.51%23.04%20.64%
DE33.76%26.62%25.49%

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.

AgeAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.4%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age4041.139.3
Median Age414239



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

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