If you are thinking of moving to Scorborough 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 Scorborough to figures for East Riding of Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Scorborough is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Scorborough Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Scorborough are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Scorborough 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.
|Country||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||9.4%|
Scorborough Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Scorborough as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Scorborough is also older than the average, making Scorborough a older persons location.
|Age||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Scorborough Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Scorborough and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Scorborough Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Scorborough 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Scorborough than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11%||13.5%|
Scorborough Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Scorborough has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Scorborough is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||1.8%||8.3%|
Scorborough General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Scorborough. The percentage of residents in Scorborough rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Scorborough 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.
|Grade||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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