If you are thinking of moving to Ripley 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 Ripley to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Ripley is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Ripley 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. Ripley has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Ripley Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ripley and are from the UK Census of 2011. Ripley 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. Ripley also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Ripley are better educated than the average England citizen.
Ripley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Ripley has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Ripley is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||5.4%||4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.8%||7.2%||8.3%|
Ripley General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Ripley. The percentage of residents in Ripley rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Ripley rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Ripley is generally better than in the average person in England.
Ripley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ripley 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 Ripley is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Ripley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.3%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.4%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||7.3%||9.4%||13.5%|
Ripley Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ripley are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ripley 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.2%||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.2%||3.2%||9.4%|
Ripley Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Ripley as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Ripley is younger than the North Yorkshire average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||7.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.2%||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.4%||17.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.5%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||7.5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.1%||10.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.6%||6.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||2.8%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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