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 4||5.1%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.1%||8.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.8%||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.2%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.7%||10.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.3%||2.2%||2.3%|
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%|
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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.3%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.4%||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.
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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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