Ripon Canal, North Yorkshire

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

Ripon Canal Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHarrogateEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.3%
Mean Age4239.3
Median Age4339

Ripon Canal Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ripon Canal are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ripon Canal 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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CountryHarrogateEngland
United Kingdom91.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.2%9.4%

Ripon Canal 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 Ripon Canal 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Ripon Canal 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 Ripon Canal than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
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%

Ripon Canal General Health Statistics

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

HealthHarrogateEngland
Very Good50.63%47.17%
Good33.77%34.22%
Fair11.80%13.12%
Bad2.98%4.25%
Very Bad0.82%1.25%

Ripon Canal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHarrogateEngland
Owned37.4%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.8%8.3%
Private Rented15.5%15.4%
Other2.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

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

GradeHarrogateEngland
AB29.95%22.96%
C132.20%30.92%
C219.98%20.64%
DE17.87%25.49%

Ripon Canal Education Statistics

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

QualificationHarrogateEngland
No Qualifications17.3%22.5%
Level 111.8%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 434.1%27.4%
Other5%5.7%



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


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