Middleton, Rochdale

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

Middleton General Health Statistics

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

HealthRochdaleEngland
Very Good44.51%47.17%
Good33.14%34.22%
Fair14.79%13.12%
Bad5.88%4.25%
Very Bad1.68%1.25%

Middleton 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. Middleton has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeRochdaleEngland
AB14.43%22.96%
C127.81%30.92%
C222.21%20.64%
DE35.55%25.49%

Middleton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRochdaleEngland
Owned27.8%30.6%
Mortgage34.1%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%8.3%
Private Rented12%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Middleton Education Statistics

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

QualificationRochdaleEngland
No Qualifications28.7%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 419.4%27.4%
Other5.4%5.7%

Middleton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Middleton 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 Middleton is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Middleton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitRochdaleEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.3%13.5%

Middleton rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Middleton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRochdaleEngland
Age 0 to 47%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 747.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age37.939.3
Median Age3839

Middleton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRochdaleEngland
United Kingdom88.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU8.3%9.4%



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


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