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

Mossley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Mossley 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 unemployment in Mossley 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 Mossley than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.6%13.5%

Mossley Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications28.1%22.5%
Level 116.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 417.5%27.4%

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


Mossley General Health Statistics

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

Very Good43.96%47.17%
Very Bad1.60%1.25%

Mossley Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom93%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU4.6%9.4%

Mossley Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age3939

Mossley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)5.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)16.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.9%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

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

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