Socio-economic statistics for Springhill, Walsall

Socio-economic statistics for Springhill, Walsall
Socio-economic statistics for Springhill, Walsall

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

Springhill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureWalsallEngland
Owned31.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.3%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Springhill General Health Statistics

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

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HealthWalsallEngland
Very Good42.15%47.17%
Good35.14%34.22%
Fair15.47%13.12%
Bad5.56%4.25%
Very Bad1.68%1.25%

Springhill Age Distribution Statistics

AgeWalsallEngland
Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age38.839.3
Median Age3939

Springhill Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWalsallEngland
United Kingdom90.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.5%3.7%
Outside the EU8.1%9.4%

Springhill 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 Springhill 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 Springhill 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 Springhill than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitWalsallEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.2%13.5%

Springhill rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Springhill Education Statistics

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

QualificationWalsallEngland
No Qualifications33.7%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 215.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship3%3.6%
Level 310.8%12.4%
Level 416.9%27.4%
Other5.7%5.7%

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

GradeWalsallEngland
AB13.95%22.96%
C125.96%30.92%
C225.70%20.64%
DE34.39%25.49%

What is the population of Springhill and Walsall?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Walsall including Springhill. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Aldridge Central and South13960
Aldridge North and Walsall Wood13002
Bentley and Darlaston North14350
Birchills Leamore16095
Blakenall16699
Bloxwich East13101
Bloxwich West13897
Brownhills13461
Darlaston South16940
Paddock13493
Palfrey17575
Pelsall11336
Pheasey Park Farm11432
Pleck16663
Rushall-Shelfield12182
Short Heath11528
St Matthew's17356
Streetly13742
Willenhall North12562
Willenhall South17342
Walsall Total286716



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


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