If you are thinking of moving to Skelbrooke 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 Skelbrooke to figures for Doncaster and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Skelbrooke is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Skelbrooke General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Skelbrooke. The percentage of residents in Skelbrooke rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Skelbrooke rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Skelbrooke is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Skelbrooke Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Skelbrooke as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Skelbrooke is also older than the average, making Skelbrooke a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Skelbrooke 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. Skelbrooke has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Skelbrooke Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Skelbrooke and are from the UK Census of 2011. Skelbrooke 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.
Skelbrooke Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Skelbrooke has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Skelbrooke is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||15.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||2.6%||8.3%|
Skelbrooke 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. Skelbrooke is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Skelbrooke 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.The rate of unemployment in Skelbrooke 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 Skelbrooke than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||18.1%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Skelbrooke Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Skelbrooke are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Skelbrooke 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||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3%||9.4%|
What is the population of Skelbrooke and Doncaster?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Doncaster including Skelbrooke. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Adwick le Street & Carcroft||16697|
|Edenthorpe & Kirk Sandall||9954|
|Edlington & Warmsworth||12093|
|Hexthorpe & Balby North||13788|
|Norton & Askern||15244|
|Rossington & Bawtry||17775|
|Stainforth & Barnby Dun||9930|
|Thorne & Moorends||17921|
|Tickhill & Wadsworth||11282|
|Wheatley Hills & Intake||18402|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.