Rochdale Canal, Oldham

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

Rochdale Canal Education Statistics

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

QualificationManchesterEngland
No Qualifications23.1%22.5%
Level 111.1%13.3%
Level 212%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.7%3.6%
Level 316%12.4%
Level 428.9%27.4%
Other7.1%5.7%

Rochdale 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. Rochdale Canal 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 Rochdale 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Rochdale Canal is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Rochdale Canal than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitManchesterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.2%13.5%

Rochdale Canal rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Rochdale Canal Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeManchesterEngland
Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2417.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.6%6%
Age 65 to 744.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age33.239.3
Median Age2939

Rochdale 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.

GradeManchesterEngland
AB19.27%22.96%
C132.84%30.92%
C214.73%20.64%
DE33.16%25.49%

Rochdale Canal General Health Statistics

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

HealthManchesterEngland
Very Good48.76%47.17%
Good31.69%34.22%
Fair12.45%13.12%
Bad5.37%4.25%
Very Bad1.72%1.25%

Rochdale Canal Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rochdale Canal are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Rochdale Canal has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryManchesterEngland
United Kingdom74.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.6%3.7%
Outside the EU19%9.4%

Rochdale Canal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Rochdale Canal has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Rochdale Canal is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureManchesterEngland
Owned15.2%30.6%
Mortgage22.6%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)13.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)18.1%8.3%
Private Rented26.9%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

What is the population of Rochdale Canal and Manchester?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Manchester including Rochdale Canal. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Ancoats & Beswick15239
Ardwick24133
Baguley14665
Brooklands14737
Burnage17421
Charlestown16237
Cheetham20557
Chorlton13017
Chorlton Park16848
Clayton & Openshaw18320
Crumpsall17080
Deansgate18790
Didsbury East14493
Didsbury West15470
Fallowfield16581
Gorton & Abbey Hey21365
Harpurhey19872
Higher Blackley14849
Hulme22038
Levenshulme19180
Longsight19379
Miles Platting & Newton Heath17855
Moss Side20745
Moston17831
Northenden13904
Old Moat14845
Piccadilly20356
Rusholme17507
Sharston16570
Whalley Range16137
Withington15074
Woodhouse Park14646
Manchester Total555741



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


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