If you are thinking of moving to Matlock Bank 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 Matlock Bank to figures for Derbyshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Matlock Bank is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Matlock Bank Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Matlock Bank 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. The rate of unemployment in Matlock Bank 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 Matlock Bank than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.2%||13.1%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Matlock Bank Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Matlock Bank as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Matlock Bank is also older than the Derbyshire average, making Matlock Bank a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.3%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.2%||7.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||3.8%||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.9%||19.6%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||23.2%||21.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.5%||7.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12%||10.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.2%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.1%||2.4%||2.3%|
Matlock Bank Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Matlock Bank are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Matlock Bank 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.2%||1.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.7%||1.8%||9.4%|
Matlock Bank Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||4.3%||10.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.8%||4.8%||8.3%|
Matlock Bank General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Matlock Bank. The percentage of residents in Matlock Bank rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Matlock Bank 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. Matlock Bank has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Matlock Bank Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Matlock Bank and are from the UK Census of 2011. Matlock Bank has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Matlock Bank also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Matlock Bank are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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