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

Mountsorrel 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.

GradeCharnwoodLeicestershireEngland
AB24.15%24.28%22.96%
C132.19%31.53%30.92%
C222.60%23.21%20.64%
DE21.07%20.98%25.49%

Mountsorrel Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCharnwoodLeicestershireEngland
United Kingdom89.6%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU7.7%5%9.4%

Mountsorrel Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Mountsorrel 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 Mountsorrel than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCharnwoodLeicestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%9.2%13.5%

Mountsorrel Age Distribution Statistics

AgeCharnwoodLeicestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.8%9.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%19.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%9.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.340.839.3
Median Age394239

Mountsorrel General Health Statistics

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

HealthCharnwoodLeicestershireEngland
Very Good48.11%47.47%47.17%
Good35.30%35.49%34.22%
Fair12.41%12.74%13.12%
Bad3.29%3.38%4.25%
Very Bad0.89%0.93%1.25%

Mountsorrel Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCharnwoodLeicestershireEngland
Owned35.7%37.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.4%38.6%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.8%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.9%10.8%15.4%
Other1.2%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.1%1.3%

Mountsorrel Education Statistics

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

QualificationCharnwoodLeicestershireEngland
No Qualifications20.5%22.1%22.5%
Level 112.1%13.4%13.3%
Level 214.3%15.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%4.8%3.6%
Level 317%13.8%12.4%
Level 426.8%26.1%27.4%
Other4.5%4.4%5.7%



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

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