If you are thinking of moving to Rocky Hill 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 Rocky Hill to figures for Isles of Scilly and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Rocky Hill is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Rocky Hill Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rocky Hill are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Rocky Hill 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.
|Country||Isles of Scilly||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.5%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.2%||9.4%|
Rocky Hill General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Rocky Hill. The percentage of residents in Rocky Hill rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Rocky Hill rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Rocky Hill is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Isles of Scilly||England|
Rocky Hill Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rocky Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Rocky Hill 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. Rocky Hill also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Rocky Hill are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Isles of Scilly||England|
Rocky Hill 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. Rocky Hill has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Isles of Scilly||England|
Rocky Hill Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Rocky Hill as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Rocky Hill is also older than the average, making Rocky Hill a older persons location.
|Age||Isles of Scilly||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||1.3%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.2%||2.3%|
Rocky Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Isles of Scilly||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||12.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.9%||8.3%|
Rocky Hill 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. Rocky Hill is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Rocky Hill is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Rocky Hill 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 Rocky Hill is both lower than the average for West Yorkshire (Met County) 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 Rocky Hill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Isles of Scilly||West Yorkshire (Met County)||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||-%||4.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||0.7%||2.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||2.8%||16.2%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
What is the population of Rocky Hill and Isles of Scilly?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Isles of Scilly including Rocky Hill. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Isles of Scilly Total||2226|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.