Skeyton, Norfolk

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

Skeyton Education Statistics

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

QualificationBroadlandEngland
No Qualifications22.9%22.5%
Level 114.8%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.5%3.6%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 423.2%27.4%
Other4.3%5.7%

Skeyton Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeBroadlandEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.3%
Mean Age43.939.3
Median Age4539

Skeyton 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.

GradeBroadlandEngland
AB21.38%22.96%
C133.12%30.92%
C225.95%20.64%
DE19.55%25.49%

Skeyton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBroadlandEngland
United Kingdom95.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.5%9.4%

Skeyton 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 Skeyton 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 Skeyton is both lower than the average for Norfolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Skeyton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBroadlandNorfolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%13.2%13.5%

Skeyton rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Skeyton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBroadlandEngland
Owned43.3%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.7%8.3%
Private Rented9.1%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Skeyton General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Skeyton. The percentage of residents in Skeyton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthBroadlandEngland
Very Good44.30%47.17%
Good36.99%34.22%
Fair14.02%13.12%
Bad3.61%4.25%
Very Bad1.08%1.25%

What is the population of Skeyton and Broadland?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Broadland including Skeyton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Acle2834
Aylsham8906
Blofield with South Walsham6225
Brundall6315
Burlingham2774
Buxton2794
Coltishall2843
Drayton North2866
Drayton South2468
Eynesford3221
Great Witchingham2820
Hellesdon North West5889
Hellesdon South East5574
Hevingham3048
Horsford and Felthorpe5567
Marshes3257
Old Catton and Sprowston West8531
Plumstead3572
Reepham2684
Spixworth with St Faiths5422
Sprowston Central5421
Sprowston East8716
Taverham North5607
Taverham South4487
Thorpe St Andrew North West7332
Thorpe St Andrew South East7225
Wroxham5533
Broadland Total131931



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


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