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

Norton East Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Norton East 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.

BenefitCannock ChaseStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.7%11.6%13.5%

Norton East Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Norton East as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Norton East is younger than the Staffordshire average.

AgeCannock ChaseStaffordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.4%8.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.9%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%7%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age39.641.339.3
Median Age404239

Norton East Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCannock ChaseStaffordshireEngland
United Kingdom97.5%95.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.2%2.5%9.4%

Norton East Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCannock ChaseStaffordshireEngland
Owned30.5%36.2%30.6%
Mortgage38.7%36.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)13%5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.9%9%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%10.1%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.2%1.3%

Norton East Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Norton East and are from the UK Census of 2011. Norton East 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.

QualificationCannock ChaseStaffordshireEngland
No Qualifications28.2%24.8%22.5%
Level 116.3%14%13.3%
Level 217.8%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.8%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.7%12.4%
Level 417.2%24%27.4%
Other4.2%4.4%5.7%

Norton East General Health Statistics

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

HealthCannock ChaseStaffordshireEngland
Very Good43.74%45.32%47.17%
Good35.02%35.18%34.22%
Fair14.46%13.84%13.12%
Bad5.25%4.38%4.25%
Very Bad1.52%1.28%1.25%

Norton East 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. Norton East has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCannock ChaseStaffordshireEngland
AB14.52%21.22%22.96%
C127.87%29.71%30.92%
C228.47%23.66%20.64%
DE29.14%25.41%25.49%


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

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