If you are thinking of moving to Sandpits 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 Sandpits to figures for Gloucestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Sandpits is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Sandpits Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Sandpits come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Sandpits is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Sandpits than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.9%||2.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.4%||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.9%||10.5%||13.5%|
Sandpits Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Sandpits as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Sandpits is also older than the Gloucestershire average, making Sandpits a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.6%||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.9%||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.9%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.5%||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.4%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.8%||9.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.6%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.7%||2.3%|
Sandpits 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.
Sandpits Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Sandpits has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Sandpits is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.1%||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9.9%||7%||8.3%|
Sandpits General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Sandpits. The percentage of residents in Sandpits rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Sandpits rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Sandpits is generally better than in the average person in England.
Sandpits Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Sandpits and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sandpits Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Sandpits are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Sandpits 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.8%||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.2%||4.3%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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