Socio-economic statistics for Short Cross, Dudley

Socio-economic statistics for Short Cross, Dudley
Socio-economic statistics for Short Cross, Dudley

Socio-economic statistics for Short Cross, Dudley

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

Short Cross Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Short Cross are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Short Cross 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.

CountryDudleyEngland
United Kingdom94.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%3.7%
Outside the EU4.1%9.4%

Short Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Short Cross has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Short Cross is a relatively affluent area.

TenureDudleyEngland
Owned34.9%30.6%
Mortgage33.8%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)16.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3%8.3%
Private Rented8.4%15.4%
Other0.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Short Cross General Health Statistics

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

HealthDudleyEngland
Very Good42.45%47.17%
Good35.76%34.22%
Fair15.28%13.12%
Bad5.09%4.25%
Very Bad1.42%1.25%

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

GradeDudleyEngland
AB16.95%22.96%
C128.99%30.92%
C226.05%20.64%
DE28.00%25.49%

Short Cross Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDudleyEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.539.3
Median Age4139

Short Cross Education Statistics

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

QualificationDudleyEngland
No Qualifications30%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 419.2%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

Short Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitDudleyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.2%13.5%


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


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