If you are thinking of moving to Shide 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 Shide to figures for Isle of Wight and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shide is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Shide Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Isle of Wight||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||1%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9.7%||8.3%|
Shide Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shide are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shide 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||Isle of Wight||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.9%||9.4%|
Shide Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shide and are from the UK Census of 2011. Shide 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.
|Qualification||Isle of Wight||England|
Shide Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shide 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 Shide is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Benefit||Isle of Wight||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.5%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Shide 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. Shide has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Isle of Wight||England|
Shide Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Shide as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Shide is also older than the average, making Shide a older persons location.
|Age||Isle of Wight||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.7%||2.3%|
Shide General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Shide. The percentage of residents in Shide rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Shide rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Shide is generally worse than in the average person in England.
|Health||Isle of Wight||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.