If you are thinking of moving to Pitses 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 Pitses to figures for Oldham and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Pitses is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Pitses 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. Pitses has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Pitses Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Pitses as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Pitses is also older than the average, making Pitses a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.1%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||18.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.8%||2.3%|
Pitses Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Pitses 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 Pitses 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 Pitses than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.1%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||19.1%||13.5%|
Pitses General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Pitses. The percentage of residents in Pitses rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Pitses rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Pitses is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Pitses Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pitses are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||9.8%||9.4%|
Pitses Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||9.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.4%||8.3%|
Pitses Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pitses and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pitses 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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