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

Pinxton Education Statistics

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

QualificationAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications31.4%25.5%22.5%
Level 116.4%14%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%4.1%3.6%
Level 312%12.2%12.4%
Level 415.1%24%27.4%
Other4.4%4.4%5.7%

Pinxton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Owned33.3%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage35.9%35.9%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.5%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.6%11.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Pinxton General Health Statistics

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

HealthAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Very Good42.05%44.80%47.17%
Good34.48%34.40%34.22%
Fair16.31%14.75%13.12%
Bad5.66%4.71%4.25%
Very Bad1.50%1.33%1.25%

Pinxton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Pinxton as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Pinxton is younger than the Nottinghamshire average.

AgeAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.4%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age4041.139.3
Median Age414239

Pinxton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom97%94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%2.8%9.4%

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

GradeAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
AB12.78%21.25%22.96%
C126.95%29.09%30.92%
C226.51%23.04%20.64%
DE33.76%26.62%25.49%

Pinxton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pinxton 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 Pinxton is both higher than the average for Nottinghamshire 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 Pinxton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.7%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.3%13.8%13.5%


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

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