Socio-economic statistics for Shorton, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Shorton, Devon
Socio-economic statistics for Shorton, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Shorton, Devon

Statistics

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

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

GradeTorbayEngland
AB14.84%22.96%
C129.85%30.92%
C224.50%20.64%
DE30.82%25.49%

Shorton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shorton 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 Shorton 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 Shorton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitTorbayEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.5%13.5%

Shorton Education Statistics

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

QualificationTorbayEngland
No Qualifications25.8%22.5%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 420.6%27.4%
Other4.8%5.7%

Shorton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeTorbayEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.239.3
Median Age4639

Shorton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTorbayEngland
Owned36.4%30.6%
Mortgage30.4%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.2%8.3%
Private Rented21.4%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Shorton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTorbayEngland
United Kingdom94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Shorton General Health Statistics

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

HealthTorbayEngland
Very Good41.70%47.17%
Good34.44%34.22%
Fair16.31%13.12%
Bad5.82%4.25%
Very Bad1.73%1.25%


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

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