If you are thinking of moving to Pelsall Wood 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 Pelsall Wood to figures for Walsall and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pelsall Wood is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Pelsall Wood Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pelsall Wood are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pelsall Wood 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.5%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||8.1%||9.4%|
Pelsall Wood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||10%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||14.1%||8.3%|
Pelsall Wood 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. Pelsall Wood has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Pelsall Wood Age Distribution Statistics
|Age 0 to 4||6.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||18.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.3%|
Pelsall Wood General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pelsall Wood. The percentage of residents in Pelsall Wood rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Pelsall Wood rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Pelsall Wood is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Pelsall Wood Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pelsall Wood and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pelsall Wood 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.
Pelsall Wood Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pelsall Wood 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 Pelsall Wood 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 Pelsall Wood than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||19.2%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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