Prince Royd, Kirklees

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

Prince Royd Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.439.3
Median Age3839

Prince Royd Immigration Statistics

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

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United Kingdom89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.6%9.4%

Prince Royd 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 Prince Royd 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Prince Royd is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%13.5%

Prince Royd rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Prince Royd Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)12%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Prince Royd General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.53%47.17%
Very Bad1.25%1.25%

Prince Royd Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications25.4%22.5%
Level 113.2%13.3%
Level 215%15.2%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 423.9%27.4%

Prince Royd 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.


What is the population of Prince Royd and Kirklees?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Kirklees including Prince Royd. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Batley East19351
Batley West20735
Birstall and Birkenshaw16906
Colne Valley17715
Crosland Moor and Netherton19503
Denby Dale16779
Dewsbury East20130
Dewsbury South19259
Dewsbury West22505
Holme Valley North17202
Holme Valley South19432
Liversedge and Gomersal20079
Kirklees Total441290

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

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