Socio-economic statistics for Marsh Lane, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Marsh Lane, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Marsh Lane, Derbyshire

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

Marsh Lane 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 East DerbyshireEngland

Marsh Lane Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryNorth East DerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom97.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.8%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%

Marsh Lane Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth East DerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.339.3
Median Age4539

Marsh Lane General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth East DerbyshireEngland
Very Good42.95%47.17%
Very Bad1.52%1.25%

Marsh Lane 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. Marsh Lane is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Marsh Lane 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.

BenefitNorth East DerbyshireDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.5%13.1%13.5%

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

Marsh Lane Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorth East DerbyshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)18.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.2%8.3%
Private Rented6.5%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Marsh Lane Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth East DerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications26.9%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 422.2%27.4%

What is the population of Marsh Lane and North East Derbyshire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in North East Derbyshire including Marsh Lane. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Barlow & Holmesfield1957
Brampton & Walton3475
Clay Cross North6288
Clay Cross South3797
Coal Aston3700
Dronfield North3663
Dronfield South6036
Dronfield Woodhouse1940
Eckington North3971
Eckington South & Renishaw6217
Gosforth Valley5736
Holmewood & Heath4306
Killamarsh East3752
Killamarsh West5789
North Wingfield Central6034
Pilsley & Morton5542
Ridgeway & Marsh Lane1650
North East Derbyshire Total102216

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

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