Socio-economic statistics for Rowbarton, Somerset

Socio-economic statistics for Rowbarton, Somerset
Socio-economic statistics for Rowbarton, Somerset

Socio-economic statistics for Rowbarton, Somerset

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

Rowbarton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rowbarton come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Rowbarton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitTaunton DeaneSomersetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.3%11.5%13.5%

Rowbarton rates 3/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Rowbarton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTaunton DeaneSomersetEngland
United Kingdom92.9%94%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%2.7%3.7%
Outside the EU3.7%2.9%9.4%

Rowbarton Education Statistics

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

QualificationTaunton DeaneSomersetEngland
No Qualifications20.5%22.4%22.5%
Level 113%13.7%13.3%
Level 217.9%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.5%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 428.1%25.6%27.4%
Other4.6%4.5%5.7%

Rowbarton 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.

GradeTaunton DeaneSomersetEngland
AB22.13%21.00%22.96%
C131.14%28.09%30.92%
C222.90%25.85%20.64%
DE23.83%25.05%25.49%

Rowbarton General Health Statistics

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

HealthTaunton DeaneSomersetEngland
Very Good47.14%45.57%47.17%
Good34.50%35.30%34.22%
Fair13.48%14.04%13.12%
Bad3.83%4.01%4.25%
Very Bad1.04%1.08%1.25%

Rowbarton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTaunton DeaneSomersetEngland
Owned34.8%37.8%30.6%
Mortgage32.1%31.8%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)11.6%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4%7.6%8.3%
Private Rented13.9%13%15.4%
Other1.5%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%1.3%

Rowbarton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Rowbarton as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Rowbarton is younger than the Somerset average.

AgeTaunton DeaneSomersetEngland
Age 0 to 45.7%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.5%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%17.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%10.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%7.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%3.1%2.3%
Mean Age41.842.739.3
Median Age434439



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


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