If you are thinking of moving to South Bank 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 South Bank to figures for Redcar and Cleveland and nationally. These statistics can tell you if South Bank is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
South Bank General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for South Bank. The percentage of residents in South Bank rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in South Bank rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of South Bank is generally worse than in the average person in England.
|Health||Redcar and Cleveland||England|
South Bank Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of South Bank are from the UK Census of 2011. Since South Bank 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||Redcar and Cleveland||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||0.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.2%||9.4%|
South Bank Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of South Bank and are from the UK Census of 2011. South Bank 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.
|Qualification||Redcar and Cleveland||England|
South Bank Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
South Bank has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that South Bank is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Redcar and Cleveland||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||10.1%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9.3%||8.3%|
South Bank 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 South Bank 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 South Bank 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 South Bank is both higher than the average for 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 South Bank than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Benefit||Redcar and Cleveland||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||20.4%||13.5%|
South Bank Age Distribution Statistics
The population of South Bank as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of South Bank is also older than the average, making South Bank a older persons location.
|Age||Redcar and Cleveland||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.3%||2.3%|
South Bank 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. South Bank has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Redcar and Cleveland||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.