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

Moss Houses Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCheshire EastEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 7410.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age4239.3
Median Age4339

Moss Houses Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Moss Houses and are from the UK Census of 2011. Moss Houses 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. Moss Houses also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Moss Houses are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationCheshire EastEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 112.1%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 432%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

Moss Houses Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCheshire EastEngland
United Kingdom94.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Moss Houses 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. Moss Houses has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCheshire EastEngland
AB29.75%22.96%
C129.98%30.92%
C218.96%20.64%
DE21.30%25.49%

Moss Houses Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCheshire EastEngland
Owned37.5%30.6%
Mortgage37%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.7%8.3%
Private Rented11.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Moss Houses General Health Statistics

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

HealthCheshire EastEngland
Very Good49.06%47.17%
Good33.25%34.22%
Fair12.78%13.12%
Bad3.85%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.25%

Moss Houses Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Moss Houses 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. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Moss Houses than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCheshire EastEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10%13.5%


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

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