Leyfields, Staffordshire

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

Leyfields Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom96.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%

Leyfields Age Distribution Statistics

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Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age38.639.3
Median Age3939

Leyfields General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Leyfields. The percentage of residents in Leyfields rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Leyfields rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Leyfields is generally worse than in the average person in England.

Very Good45.60%47.17%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%

Leyfields Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)14.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented10%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Leyfields 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. Leyfields is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Leyfields 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.4%11.6%13.5%

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

Leyfields 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. Leyfields has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Leyfields Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications26.8%22.5%
Level 117.4%13.3%
Level 217.8%15.2%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%

What is the population of Leyfields and Tamworth?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Tamworth including Leyfields. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Tamworth Total76864

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

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