Slapewath, Redcar and Cleveland

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

Slapewath Education Statistics

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

QualificationRedcar and ClevelandEngland
No Qualifications28.4%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 418.9%27.4%

Slapewath General Health Statistics

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

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HealthRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Very Good42.38%47.17%
Very Bad1.79%1.25%

Slapewath 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 Slapewath 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Slapewath is both higher than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Slapewath than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitRedcar and ClevelandNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.9%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.4%9.4%13.5%

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

Slapewath Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4339

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

GradeRedcar and ClevelandEngland

Slapewath Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRedcar and ClevelandEngland
United Kingdom97.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.8%3.7%
Outside the EU1.2%9.4%

Slapewath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Social Rented (Council)10.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

What is the population of Slapewath and Redcar and Cleveland?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Redcar and Cleveland including Slapewath. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Skelton East4212
Skelton West4739
South Bank5353
St Germain's7115
West Dyke5947
Redcar and Cleveland Total137228

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

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