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

Owlthorpe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Owlthorpe has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Owlthorpe is an economically deprived area.

TenureSheffieldEngland
Owned27.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Owlthorpe Education Statistics

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

QualificationSheffieldEngland
No Qualifications24.3%22.5%
Level 112.3%13.3%
Level 213.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.6%
Level 315.8%12.4%
Level 425.7%27.4%
Other4.6%5.7%

Owlthorpe 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.

GradeSheffieldEngland
AB20.78%22.96%
C131.85%30.92%
C219.64%20.64%
DE27.74%25.49%

Owlthorpe Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitSheffieldEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%13.5%

Owlthorpe General Health Statistics

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

HealthSheffieldEngland
Very Good46.73%47.17%
Good33.35%34.22%
Fair13.70%13.12%
Bad4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.39%1.25%

Owlthorpe Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySheffieldEngland
United Kingdom88.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU9.2%9.4%

Owlthorpe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSheffieldEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age37.939.3
Median Age3639



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

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