If you are thinking of moving to New Parks 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 Parks to figures for City of Leicester and nationally. These statistics can tell you if New Parks is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
New Parks Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in New Parks 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 Parks 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 Parks than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||17.7%||13.5%|
New Parks Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of New Parks are from the UK Census of 2011. Since New Parks 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||28.2%||9.4%|
New Parks General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for New Parks. The percentage of residents in New Parks rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in New Parks rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of New Parks is generally worse than in the average person in England.
New Parks Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
New Parks has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that New Parks is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||17.1%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8.3%||8.3%|
New Parks 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 Parks has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
New Parks Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of New Parks and are from the UK Census of 2011.
New Parks Age Distribution Statistics
The population of New Parks as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of New Parks is also older than the average, making New Parks a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||14.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.3%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.6%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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