Socio-economic statistics for South Beach, Northumberland

Socio-economic statistics for South Beach, Northumberland
Socio-economic statistics for South Beach, Northumberland

Socio-economic statistics for South Beach, Northumberland

Statistics

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

South Beach 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 Beach 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. South Beach is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.South Beach is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in South Beach 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Beach is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNorthumberlandEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.6%13.5%

South Beach rates 4/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

South Beach 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.

GradeNorthumberlandEngland
AB19.41%22.96%
C129.74%30.92%
C223.43%20.64%
DE27.42%25.49%

South Beach Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorthumberlandEngland
Owned33.3%30.6%
Mortgage32.6%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

South Beach Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorthumberlandEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.839.3
Median Age4539

South Beach General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorthumberlandEngland
Very Good43.98%47.17%
Good34.32%34.22%
Fair15.37%13.12%
Bad4.95%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.25%

South Beach Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorthumberlandEngland
United Kingdom97.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.6%9.4%

South Beach Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorthumberlandEngland
No Qualifications23.9%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 425.6%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%



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

Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021
Top 50 worst places to live in England 2021