Scarthingwell, North Yorkshire

Statistics

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

Scarthingwell Education Statistics

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

QualificationSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications21.2%20.8%22.5%
Level 114%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.6%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship5%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.8%12.1%12.4%
Level 426.1%29.2%27.4%
Other4.3%4.6%5.7%

Scarthingwell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

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TenureSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned34.5%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.4%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%14.3%15.4%
Other1.1%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.9%1.3%

Scarthingwell Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Scarthingwell as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Scarthingwell is younger than the North Yorkshire average.

AgeSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age40.942.839.3
Median Age424439

Scarthingwell General Health Statistics

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

HealthSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good48.35%47.72%47.17%
Good34.30%34.48%34.22%
Fair12.77%13.17%13.12%
Bad3.60%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%0.99%1.25%

Scarthingwell 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.

GradeSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
AB23.02%24.08%22.96%
C129.78%30.21%30.92%
C224.91%23.78%20.64%
DE22.29%21.93%25.49%

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

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Scarthingwell 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Scarthingwell than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.3%9.4%13.5%

Scarthingwell Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySelbyNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.8%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU1.6%3.2%9.4%



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

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