Socio-economic statistics for New Moston, Manchester

Socio-economic statistics for New Moston, Manchester
Socio-economic statistics for New Moston, Manchester

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

New Moston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. New Moston is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in New Moston are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in New Moston 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 Moston than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitManchesterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.2%13.5%

New Moston rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

New Moston Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of New Moston are from the UK Census of 2011. Since New Moston has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryManchesterEngland
United Kingdom74.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.6%3.7%
Outside the EU19%9.4%

New Moston Education Statistics

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

QualificationManchesterEngland
No Qualifications23.1%22.5%
Level 111.1%13.3%
Level 212%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.7%3.6%
Level 316%12.4%
Level 428.9%27.4%
Other7.1%5.7%

New Moston Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeManchesterEngland
Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2417.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.6%6%
Age 65 to 744.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age33.239.3
Median Age2939

New Moston General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for New Moston. The percentage of residents in New Moston rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.

HealthManchesterEngland
Very Good48.76%47.17%
Good31.69%34.22%
Fair12.45%13.12%
Bad5.37%4.25%
Very Bad1.72%1.25%

New Moston 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.

GradeManchesterEngland
AB19.27%22.96%
C132.84%30.92%
C214.73%20.64%
DE33.16%25.49%

New Moston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

New Moston has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that New Moston is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureManchesterEngland
Owned15.2%30.6%
Mortgage22.6%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)13.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)18.1%8.3%
Private Rented26.9%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

What is the population of New Moston and Manchester?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Manchester including New Moston. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Ancoats & Beswick15239
Ardwick24133
Baguley14665
Brooklands14737
Burnage17421
Charlestown16237
Cheetham20557
Chorlton13017
Chorlton Park16848
Clayton & Openshaw18320
Crumpsall17080
Deansgate18790
Didsbury East14493
Didsbury West15470
Fallowfield16581
Gorton & Abbey Hey21365
Harpurhey19872
Higher Blackley14849
Hulme22038
Levenshulme19180
Longsight19379
Miles Platting & Newton Heath17855
Moss Side20745
Moston17831
Northenden13904
Old Moat14845
Piccadilly20356
Rusholme17507
Sharston16570
Whalley Range16137
Withington15074
Woodhouse Park14646
Manchester Total555741



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


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