Socio-economic statistics for Parley Green, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Parley Green, Dorset
Socio-economic statistics for Parley Green, Dorset

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

Parley Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast DorsetEngland
Social Rented (Council)0.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%8.3%
Private Rented8.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Parley Green 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. Parley Green has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

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GradeEast DorsetEngland

Parley Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast DorsetEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.4%6%
Age 65 to 7413.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 8410%5.5%
Age 85 and over4.4%2.3%
Mean Age46.939.3
Median Age4939

Parley Green 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. Parley Green is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Parley Green 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 Parley Green 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 Parley Green is both lower than the average for Dorset 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 Parley Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%10.1%13.5%

Parley Green rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Parley Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast DorsetEngland
No Qualifications21.5%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 427.7%27.4%

Parley Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEast DorsetEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%

Parley Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast DorsetEngland
Very Good45.32%47.17%
Very Bad1.01%1.25%

What is the population of Parley Green and Dorset?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Dorset including Parley Green. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

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

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