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

Pendeford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)22.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.7%8.3%
Private Rented12.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Pendeford General Health Statistics

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

Very Good41.79%47.17%
Very Bad1.66%1.25%

Pendeford Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pendeford 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 Pendeford 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 Pendeford than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)7.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)21.1%13.5%

Pendeford Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.539.3
Median Age3739

Pendeford Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pendeford are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pendeford has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom83.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU13%9.4%

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


Pendeford Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications31.2%22.5%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 214.9%15.2%
Level 310.6%12.4%
Level 419.5%27.4%

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

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