If you are thinking of moving to Shireoaks 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 Shireoaks to figures for Nottinghamshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shireoaks is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Shireoaks General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Shireoaks. The percentage of residents in Shireoaks rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Shireoaks rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Shireoaks is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Shireoaks Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Shireoaks are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3%||2.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14.8%||13.8%||13.5%|
Shireoaks Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shireoaks and are from the UK Census of 2011. Shireoaks 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.
Shireoaks Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Shireoaks as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Shireoaks is also older than the average, making Shireoaks a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.3%|
Shireoaks Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Shireoaks has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Shireoaks is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||12.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3%||8.3%|
Shireoaks Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shireoaks are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shireoaks 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||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.5%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2%||9.4%|
Shireoaks 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. Shireoaks has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.