If you are thinking of moving to Portington 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 Portington to figures for East Riding of Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Portington is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Portington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Portington has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Portington is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||1.8%||8.3%|
Portington Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Portington are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Portington 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.
|Country||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||9.4%|
Portington Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Portington as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Portington is also older than the average, making Portington a older persons location.
|Age||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Portington 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.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Portington 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Portington than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Portington 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.
|Grade||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Portington General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Portington. The percentage of residents in Portington rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Portington Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Portington and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
What is the population of Portington and East Riding of Yorkshire?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in East Riding of Yorkshire including Portington. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Bridlington Central and Old Town||11025|
|Driffield and Rural||15369|
|East Wolds and Coastal||14547|
|Minster and Woodmansey||16490|
|Snaith, Airmyn, Rawcliffe and Marshland||9803|
|South East Holderness||14927|
|South West Holderness||14412|
|Willerby and Kirk Ella||13727|
|East Riding of Yorkshire Total||343201|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.