Socio-economic statistics for Potter Somersal, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Potter Somersal, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Potter Somersal, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Potter Somersal, Derbyshire

Statistics

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

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

GradeDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
AB29.84%20.43%22.96%
C125.89%28.05%30.92%
C225.05%24.65%20.64%
DE19.22%26.87%25.49%

Potter Somersal General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Potter Somersal. The percentage of residents in Potter Somersal rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

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HealthDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Very Good47.09%44.39%47.17%
Good34.71%34.51%34.22%
Fair13.66%14.92%13.12%
Bad3.48%4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.34%1.25%

Potter Somersal Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.8%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.9%19.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5923.2%21.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.5%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 7412%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.541.639.3
Median Age474339

Potter Somersal Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom96.7%96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%1.8%9.4%

Potter Somersal Education Statistics

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

QualificationDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications21.5%25.7%22.5%
Level 112%14.1%13.3%
Level 215%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%4.3%3.6%
Level 311.1%12.1%12.4%
Level 433.4%23.7%27.4%
Other3.7%3.9%5.7%

Potter Somersal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Owned44%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage28.5%35.1%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.3%10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%4.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%10.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%1.3%

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

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Potter Somersal 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 Potter Somersal is both lower than the average for Derbyshire 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 Potter Somersal than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.2%13.1%13.5%


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

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