If you are thinking of moving to Matchborough 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 Matchborough to figures for Worcestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Matchborough is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Matchborough 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. Matchborough has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Matchborough Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Matchborough as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Matchborough is older than the Worcestershire average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.7%||5.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.8%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.3%||7.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.1%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.3%||19.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.2%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.7%||7.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8%||10.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.3%||6.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.8%||2.6%||2.3%|
Matchborough Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Matchborough come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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)||3%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.1%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.2%||11.5%||13.5%|
Matchborough Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||16.4%||5.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.7%||9.2%||8.3%|
Matchborough Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Matchborough and are from the UK Census of 2011. Matchborough 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.
Matchborough Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Matchborough are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.7%||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.6%||2.9%||9.4%|
Matchborough General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Matchborough. The percentage of residents in Matchborough rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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