Socio-economic statistics for Lower Midway, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Midway, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Lower Midway, Derbyshire

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

Lower Midway Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Lower Midway has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Lower Midway is a relatively affluent area.

TenureSouth DerbyshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)7.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Lower Midway Education Statistics

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

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QualificationSouth DerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications22%22.5%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Level 312.8%12.4%
Level 426%27.4%

Lower Midway Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth DerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom96.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

Lower Midway Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth DerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age39.539.3
Median Age4039

Lower Midway 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Lower Midway 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 Midway is both lower than the average for Derbyshire 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 Midway than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth DerbyshireDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.1%13.1%13.5%

Lower Midway rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Lower Midway General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth DerbyshireEngland
Very Good47.64%47.17%
Very Bad1.05%1.25%

Lower Midway 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.

GradeSouth DerbyshireEngland

What is the population of Lower Midway and South Derbyshire?

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

Church Gresley9192
Newhall and Stanton8502
Willington and Findern6774
South Derbyshire Total109516

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

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