If you are thinking of moving to Seamer 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 Seamer to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Seamer is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Seamer Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Seamer are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Seamer 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||0.2%||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.2%||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.5%||3.2%||9.4%|
Seamer Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Seamer 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 Seamer is both higher than the average for North Yorkshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.5%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||16%||9.4%||13.5%|
Seamer General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Seamer. The percentage of residents in Seamer rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Seamer rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Seamer is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Seamer Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||2.4%||4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.1%||7.2%||8.3%|
Seamer Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Seamer as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Seamer is also older than the North Yorkshire average, making Seamer a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.6%||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.3%||7.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.9%||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||15.9%||17.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.3%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8%||7.5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.2%||10.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.8%||6.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.2%||2.8%||2.3%|
Seamer Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Seamer and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Seamer 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. Seamer has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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