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

Priesthorpe Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Priesthorpe 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 Priesthorpe is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitLeedsEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.7%13.5%

Priesthorpe Education Statistics

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

QualificationLeedsEngland
No Qualifications23.2%22.5%
Level 112.6%13.3%
Level 214.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 314.7%12.4%
Level 426.9%27.4%
Other4.7%5.7%

Priesthorpe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Priesthorpe has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Priesthorpe is an economically deprived area.

TenureLeedsEngland
Owned26%30.6%
Mortgage32.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)16.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented16.7%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Priesthorpe Immigration Statistics

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

CountryLeedsEngland
United Kingdom88.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.1%9.4%

Priesthorpe 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.

GradeLeedsEngland
AB22.28%22.96%
C132.70%30.92%
C219.04%20.64%
DE25.98%25.49%

Priesthorpe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeLeedsEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 298%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.3%6%
Age 65 to 747.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age37.639.3
Median Age3539

Priesthorpe General Health Statistics

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

HealthLeedsEngland
Very Good48.08%47.17%
Good33.80%34.22%
Fair12.71%13.12%
Bad4.19%4.25%
Very Bad1.22%1.25%


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

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