Socio-economic statistics for Pennywell, Sunderland

Socio-economic statistics for Pennywell, Sunderland
Socio-economic statistics for Pennywell, Sunderland

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

Pennywell Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSunderlandEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age40.439.3
Median Age4139

Pennywell 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Pennywell 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Pennywell 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 Pennywell than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitSunderlandEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.3%13.5%

Pennywell Education Statistics

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

QualificationSunderlandEngland
No Qualifications29.1%22.5%
Level 115.5%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%3.6%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 418.2%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Pennywell General Health Statistics

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

HealthSunderlandEngland
Very Good42.60%47.17%
Good32.87%34.22%
Fair15.95%13.12%
Bad6.59%4.25%
Very Bad1.99%1.25%

Pennywell Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySunderlandEngland
United Kingdom95.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%

Pennywell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSunderlandEngland
Owned27.1%30.6%
Mortgage32.7%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.7%1.3%

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

GradeSunderlandEngland
AB12.85%22.96%
C129.72%30.92%
C222.27%20.64%
DE35.15%25.49%


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


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