If you are thinking of moving to Spital Tongues 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 Spital Tongues to figures for Newcastle Upon Tyne and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Spital Tongues is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Spital Tongues General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Spital Tongues. The percentage of residents in Spital Tongues rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
|Health||Newcastle upon Tyne||England|
Spital Tongues 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.
|Grade||Newcastle upon Tyne||England|
Spital Tongues Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Spital Tongues has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Spital Tongues is an economically deprived area.
|Tenure||Newcastle upon Tyne||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||23.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.4%||8.3%|
Spital Tongues Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Spital Tongues and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||Newcastle upon Tyne||England|
Spital Tongues Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Spital Tongues 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 Spital Tongues 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 Spital Tongues than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Benefit||Newcastle upon Tyne||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||16.9%||13.5%|
Spital Tongues Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Spital Tongues as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Spital Tongues is also older than the average, making Spital Tongues a older persons location.
|Age||Newcastle upon Tyne||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||17.7%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.3%|
Spital Tongues Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Spital Tongues are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Country||Newcastle upon Tyne||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||10.4%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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