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

Pickmere Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCheshire EastEngland
Owned37.5%30.6%
Mortgage37%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.7%8.3%
Private Rented11.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Pickmere Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pickmere 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Pickmere than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCheshire EastEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10%13.5%

Pickmere Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCheshire EastEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 7410.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age4239.3
Median Age4339

Pickmere General Health Statistics

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

HealthCheshire EastEngland
Very Good49.06%47.17%
Good33.25%34.22%
Fair12.78%13.12%
Bad3.85%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.25%

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

GradeCheshire EastEngland
AB29.75%22.96%
C129.98%30.92%
C218.96%20.64%
DE21.30%25.49%

Pickmere Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pickmere and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pickmere has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Pickmere also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Pickmere are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationCheshire EastEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 112.1%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 432%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

Pickmere Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCheshire EastEngland
United Kingdom94.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%



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

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