Socio-economic statistics for Shelton Lock, City of Derby
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If you are thinking of moving to Shelton Lock 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 Shelton Lock to figures for City of Derby and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shelton Lock is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Shelton Lock Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shelton Lock are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shelton Lock has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom86.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.8%3.7%
Outside the EU9.4%9.4%

Shelton Lock Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Shelton Lock has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Shelton Lock is an economically deprived area.

Social Rented (Council)12.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.6%8.3%
Private Rented15.6%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Shelton Lock 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.


Shelton Lock Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications24.1%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.3%
Level 214.5%15.2%
Level 313%12.4%
Level 424.2%27.4%

Shelton Lock General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.96%47.17%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%

Shelton Lock Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 47.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.1%6%
Age 65 to 747.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age37.639.3
Median Age3639

Shelton Lock Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shelton Lock 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 Shelton Lock is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.3%13.5%

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

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