Socio-economic statistics for North Sunderland, Northumberland

Socio-economic statistics for North Sunderland, Northumberland
Socio-economic statistics for North Sunderland, Northumberland

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

North Sunderland Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorthumberlandEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.839.3
Median Age4539

North Sunderland General Health Statistics

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

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HealthNorthumberlandEngland
Very Good43.98%47.17%
Good34.32%34.22%
Fair15.37%13.12%
Bad4.95%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.25%

North Sunderland Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of North Sunderland and are from the UK Census of 2011. North Sunderland has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationNorthumberlandEngland
No Qualifications23.9%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 425.6%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

North Sunderland Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorthumberlandEngland
Owned33.3%30.6%
Mortgage32.6%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

North Sunderland 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 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. North Sunderland is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.North Sunderland is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in North Sunderland 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 North Sunderland is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNorthumberlandEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.6%13.5%

North Sunderland rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

North Sunderland Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorthumberlandEngland
United Kingdom97.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.6%9.4%

North Sunderland 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.

GradeNorthumberlandEngland
AB19.41%22.96%
C129.74%30.92%
C223.43%20.64%
DE27.42%25.49%

What is the population of North Sunderland and Northumberland?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Northumberland including North Sunderland. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Northumberland Total0



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


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