Socio-economic statistics for Lower Ansty, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Ansty, Dorset
Socio-economic statistics for Lower Ansty, Dorset

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

Lower Ansty 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.

GradeNorth DorsetEngland
AB22.96%22.96%
C129.13%30.92%
C227.02%20.64%
DE20.89%25.49%

Lower Ansty Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureNorth DorsetEngland
Owned39.4%30.6%
Mortgage30.4%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.5%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%15.4%
Other3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Lower Ansty Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth DorsetEngland
Age 0 to 45.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.3%
Mean Age42.839.3
Median Age4439

Lower Ansty 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. Lower Ansty is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Lower Ansty 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 Lower Ansty 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 Lower Ansty is both lower than the average for Dorset 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 Lower Ansty than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth DorsetDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.6%10.1%13.5%

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

Lower Ansty Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth DorsetEngland
United Kingdom93.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.6%9.4%

Lower Ansty Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth DorsetEngland
No Qualifications20%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 217.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 426.9%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

Lower Ansty General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth DorsetEngland
Very Good47.80%47.17%
Good35.21%34.22%
Fair12.84%13.12%
Bad3.30%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%1.25%

What is the population of Lower Ansty and Dorset?

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

WardPopulation
Dorset Total0



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


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