Socio-economic statistics for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire


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

Newcastle-under-Lyme Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Newcastle-under-Lyme as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Newcastle-under-Lyme is younger than the Staffordshire average.

Age 0 to 45.1%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.1%8.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.841.339.3
Median Age414239

Newcastle-under-Lyme Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)6.5%5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.3%9%8.3%
Private Rented9.4%10.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.2%1.3%

Newcastle-under-Lyme Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Newcastle-under-Lyme 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.1%11.6%13.5%

Newcastle-under-Lyme Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Newcastle-under-Lyme are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Newcastle-under-Lyme 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 Kingdom95%95.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.4%2.5%9.4%

Newcastle-under-Lyme 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.


Newcastle-under-Lyme General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.65%45.32%47.17%
Very Bad1.40%1.28%1.25%

Newcastle-under-Lyme Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Newcastle-under-Lyme and are from the UK Census of 2011.

No Qualifications26.8%24.8%22.5%
Level 112.7%14%13.3%
Level 215.7%16.4%15.2%
Level 314.5%12.7%12.4%
Level 422.5%24%27.4%

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

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