If you are thinking of moving to Skipton-on-Swale 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 Skipton-on-Swale to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Skipton-on-Swale is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Skipton-on-Swale Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Skipton-on-Swale as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Skipton-on-Swale is younger than the North Yorkshire average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||7.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.2%||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.4%||17.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.5%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||7.5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.1%||10.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.6%||6.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||2.8%||2.3%|
Skipton-on-Swale Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Skipton-on-Swale and are from the UK Census of 2011. Skipton-on-Swale has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Skipton-on-Swale also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Skipton-on-Swale are better educated than the average England citizen.
Skipton-on-Swale General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Skipton-on-Swale. The percentage of residents in Skipton-on-Swale rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Skipton-on-Swale rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Skipton-on-Swale is generally better than in the average person in England.
Skipton-on-Swale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Skipton-on-Swale has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Skipton-on-Swale is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||5.4%||4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.8%||7.2%||8.3%|
Skipton-on-Swale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Skipton-on-Swale 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 Skipton-on-Swale is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Skipton-on-Swale than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.3%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.4%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||7.3%||9.4%||13.5%|
Skipton-on-Swale Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Skipton-on-Swale are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Skipton-on-Swale 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||0.4%||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.2%||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.2%||3.2%||9.4%|
Skipton-on-Swale 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. Skipton-on-Swale has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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