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

New Ferry Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of New Ferry and are from the UK Census of 2011. New Ferry 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 Qualifications23.4%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 425.3%27.4%

New Ferry Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age41.439.3
Median Age4239

New Ferry Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)5.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

New Ferry 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.


New Ferry General Health Statistics

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

Very Good46.29%47.17%
Very Bad1.73%1.25%

New Ferry Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of New Ferry are from the UK Census of 2011. Since New Ferry 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 Kingdom96%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%9.4%

New Ferry Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.6%13.5%

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

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