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

Smallmarsh Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Smallmarsh 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 Smallmarsh than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth DevonDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%10.8%13.5%

Smallmarsh Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth DevonDevonEngland
United Kingdom95.5%94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%3.3%9.4%

Smallmarsh Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth DevonDevonEngland
No Qualifications24.1%21.1%22.5%
Level 114.4%13.3%13.3%
Level 217.2%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.9%12.4%
Level 422.9%27.8%27.4%
Other4.3%4.3%5.7%

Smallmarsh Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Smallmarsh as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeNorth DevonDevonEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.3%17%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%20.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%7.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%11.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.3%7.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.2%3.4%2.3%
Mean Age43.343.739.3
Median Age454539

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

GradeNorth DevonDevonEngland
AB17.71%21.91%22.96%
C127.86%29.91%30.92%
C227.83%25.31%20.64%
DE26.59%22.87%25.49%

Smallmarsh General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth DevonDevonEngland
Very Good46.38%46.10%47.17%
Good33.85%34.70%34.22%
Fair14.16%14.00%13.12%
Bad4.34%4.04%4.25%
Very Bad1.27%1.16%1.25%

Smallmarsh Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorth DevonDevonEngland
Owned39.1%40.4%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%29.8%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.4%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.4%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented15.9%14.6%15.4%
Other2.4%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.5%1.3%


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

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