If you are thinking of moving to Skelton 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 Skelton to figures for East Riding of Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Skelton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Skelton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Skelton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Skelton is also older than the average, making Skelton a older persons location.
|Age||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%|
Skelton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Skelton 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Skelton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11%||13.5%|
Skelton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Skelton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Skelton 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||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||9.4%|
Skelton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Skelton and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Skelton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Skelton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Skelton is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||1.8%||8.3%|
Skelton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Skelton. The percentage of residents in Skelton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Skelton 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.
|Grade||East Riding of Yorkshire||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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