Socio-economic statistics for Roughcote, City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Roughcote, City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Roughcote, City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Roughcote, City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Roughcote 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 Roughcote to figures for City of Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Roughcote is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

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

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Roughcote 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Roughcote 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 Roughcote than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitStoke-on-TrentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.1%13.5%

Roughcote rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Roughcote General Health Statistics

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

HealthStoke-on-TrentEngland
Very Good41.97%47.17%
Good34.66%34.22%
Fair15.33%13.12%
Bad6.17%4.25%
Very Bad1.87%1.25%

Roughcote Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Roughcote has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Roughcote is an economically deprived area.

TenureStoke-on-TrentEngland
Owned28.5%30.6%
Mortgage31%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)18.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.8%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Roughcote Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeStoke-on-TrentEngland
Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.539.3
Median Age3839

Roughcote Immigration Statistics

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

CountryStoke-on-TrentEngland
United Kingdom91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.2%9.4%

Roughcote Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Roughcote and are from the UK Census of 2011. Roughcote has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationStoke-on-TrentEngland
No Qualifications33.8%22.5%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 215.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 415.5%27.4%
Other5%5.7%

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

GradeStoke-on-TrentEngland
AB10.71%22.96%
C126.10%30.92%
C224.42%20.64%
DE38.77%25.49%


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

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