If you are thinking of moving to Newton Heath 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 Newton Heath to figures for Manchester and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Newton Heath is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Newton Heath Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Newton Heath 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 Newton Heath 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 Newton Heath than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|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%|
Newton Heath Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Newton Heath as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Newton Heath is also older than the average, making Newton Heath a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||17.7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||11.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||14.3%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||3.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||4.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.2%||2.3%|
Newton Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Newton Heath has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Newton Heath 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
|Social Rented (Council)||13.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||18.1%||8.3%|
Newton Heath General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Newton Heath. The percentage of residents in Newton Heath rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Newton Heath Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Newton Heath and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Newton Heath Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Newton Heath are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Newton Heath 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||1.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||19%||9.4%|
Newton Heath 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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