Socio-economic statistics for Newstead, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Newstead, Staffordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Newstead, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Newstead, Staffordshire

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

Newstead Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Newstead are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Newstead 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.

CountryStaffordStaffordshireEngland
United Kingdom93.9%95.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.6%2.5%9.4%

Newstead 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 Newstead 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. Newstead is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Newstead 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Newstead is both lower than the average for Staffordshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Newstead than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitStaffordStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.7%11.6%13.5%

Newstead rates 9/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Newstead 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.

GradeStaffordStaffordshireEngland
AB26.03%21.22%22.96%
C132.98%29.71%30.92%
C219.77%23.66%20.64%
DE21.21%25.41%25.49%

Newstead Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeStaffordStaffordshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%8.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%7%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age41.841.339.3
Median Age434239

Newstead General Health Statistics

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

HealthStaffordStaffordshireEngland
Very Good46.13%45.32%47.17%
Good35.59%35.18%34.22%
Fair13.23%13.84%13.12%
Bad3.91%4.38%4.25%
Very Bad1.14%1.28%1.25%

Newstead Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureStaffordStaffordshireEngland
Owned36.4%36.2%30.6%
Mortgage35.2%36.1%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.3%5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%9%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%10.1%15.4%
Other1.7%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.2%1.3%

Newstead Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Newstead and are from the UK Census of 2011. Newstead has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Newstead also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Newstead are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationStaffordStaffordshireEngland
No Qualifications20.4%24.8%22.5%
Level 112.7%14%13.3%
Level 215.8%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.8%3.6%
Level 312.9%12.7%12.4%
Level 430.3%24%27.4%
Other4.4%4.4%5.7%



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


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