Socio-economic statistics for Plumtree, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Plumtree, Nottinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Plumtree, Nottinghamshire

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

Plumtree 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. Plumtree is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Plumtree 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Plumtree is both lower than the average for Nottinghamshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Plumtree than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.6%13.8%13.5%

Plumtree General Health Statistics

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

Very Good51.91%47.17%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Plumtree Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.239.3
Median Age4239

Plumtree Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)2.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.1%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Plumtree Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%9.4%

Plumtree Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Plumtree and are from the UK Census of 2011. Plumtree 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. Plumtree also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Plumtree are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications16.4%22.5%
Level 110.4%13.3%
Level 214.4%15.2%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 439%27.4%

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


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

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