Socio-economic statistics for Sandfields, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Sandfields, Staffordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Sandfields, Staffordshire

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

Sandfields Education Statistics

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

QualificationLichfieldEngland
No Qualifications22.4%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 428.4%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Sandfields 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. Sandfields is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Sandfields 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Sandfields is both lower than the average for Staffordshire 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 Sandfields than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitLichfieldStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%11.6%13.5%

Sandfields rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Sandfields Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeLichfieldEngland
Age 0 to 45.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age42.239.3
Median Age4439

Sandfields General Health Statistics

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

HealthLichfieldEngland
Very Good46.92%47.17%
Good34.79%34.22%
Fair13.17%13.12%
Bad3.93%4.25%
Very Bad1.19%1.25%

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

GradeLichfieldEngland
AB28.33%22.96%
C130.77%30.92%
C221.02%20.64%
DE19.89%25.49%

Sandfields Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureLichfieldEngland
Owned38.7%30.6%
Mortgage36.9%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.6%8.3%
Private Rented8.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Sandfields Immigration Statistics

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

CountryLichfieldEngland
United Kingdom96.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%

What is the population of Sandfields and Lichfield?

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

WardPopulation
Alrewas & Fradley6515
Armitage with Handsacre7852
Boley Park4288
Boney Hay & Central6395
Bourne Vale3018
Chadsmead4792
Chase Terrace4673
Chasetown4626
Colton & the Ridwares2341
Curborough4321
Fazeley4756
Hammerwich with Wall4257
Highfield4422
Leomansley7204
Little Aston & Stonnall4824
Longdon1965
Mease Valley1887
Shenstone2234
St John's6198
Stowe6379
Summerfield & All Saints6330
Whittington & Streethay6360
Lichfield Total105637



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


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