Socio-economic statistics for Redlands, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Redlands, Dorset
Socio-economic statistics for Redlands, Dorset

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

Redlands General Health Statistics

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

HealthWeymouth and PortlandEngland
Very Good42.29%47.17%
Very Bad1.41%1.25%

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

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Redlands 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitWeymouth and PortlandDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.2%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%10.1%13.5%

Redlands Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWeymouth and PortlandEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age42.839.3
Median Age4439

Redlands Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWeymouth and PortlandEngland
United Kingdom94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Redlands Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureWeymouth and PortlandEngland
Social Rented (Council)4.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.1%8.3%
Private Rented16.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Redlands Education Statistics

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

QualificationWeymouth and PortlandEngland
No Qualifications22.5%22.5%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 217.4%15.2%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 422.5%27.4%

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

GradeWeymouth and PortlandEngland

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

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