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

Morley Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Morley as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Morley is younger than the Derbyshire average.

AgeErewashDerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.4%19.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%21.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.841.639.3
Median Age414339

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

GradeErewashDerbyshireEngland
AB17.98%20.43%22.96%
C129.19%28.05%30.92%
C225.82%24.65%20.64%
DE27.02%26.87%25.49%

Morley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryErewashDerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom96.4%96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%1.8%9.4%

Morley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Morley come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area.

BenefitErewashDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.5%13.1%13.5%

Morley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureErewashDerbyshireEngland
Owned33.9%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.6%35.1%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.1%10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.9%4.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%10.8%15.4%
Other1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%1.3%

Morley General Health Statistics

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

HealthErewashDerbyshireEngland
Very Good44.03%44.39%47.17%
Good35.39%34.51%34.22%
Fair14.96%14.92%13.12%
Bad4.35%4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.28%1.34%1.25%

Morley Education Statistics

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

QualificationErewashDerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications25.9%25.7%22.5%
Level 115.3%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.5%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.3%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 420.7%23.7%27.4%
Other4%3.9%5.7%



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

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