Socio-economic statistics for Shaw, Oldham

Socio-economic statistics for Shaw, Oldham
Socio-economic statistics for Shaw, Oldham

Socio-economic statistics for Shaw, Oldham

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

Shaw Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureOldhamEngland
Owned30.3%30.6%
Mortgage34.6%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

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

GradeOldhamEngland
AB14.48%22.96%
C127.77%30.92%
C222.64%20.64%
DE35.11%25.49%

Shaw Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeOldhamEngland
Age 0 to 47.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age37.439.3
Median Age3739

Shaw Immigration Statistics

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

CountryOldhamEngland
United Kingdom88.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%3.7%
Outside the EU9.8%9.4%

Shaw General Health Statistics

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

HealthOldhamEngland
Very Good45.14%47.17%
Good33.34%34.22%
Fair14.57%13.12%
Bad5.42%4.25%
Very Bad1.52%1.25%

Shaw Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shaw come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Shaw is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Shaw than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitOldhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.1%13.5%

Shaw rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Shaw Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shaw and are from the UK Census of 2011. Shaw has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationOldhamEngland
No Qualifications29.6%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.2%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 418.6%27.4%
Other5.5%5.7%



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


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