Socio-economic statistics for St Michaels, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for St Michaels, Devon
Socio-economic statistics for St Michaels, Devon

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

St Michaels Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)0.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.2%8.3%
Private Rented21.4%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

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

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St Michaels Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

St Michaels Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.239.3
Median Age4639

St Michaels Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications25.8%22.5%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 420.6%27.4%

St Michaels 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. St Michaels is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in St Michaels 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 St Michaels is both higher than the average for Devon 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 St Michaels than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.2%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.5%10.8%13.5%

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

St Michaels General Health Statistics

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

Very Good41.70%47.17%
Very Bad1.73%1.25%

What is the population of St Michaels and Torbay?

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

Barton with Watcombe12160
Churston with Galmpton6467
Clifton with Maidenway7523
Cockington with Chelston8031
Collaton St Mary3432
Furzeham with Summercombe9983
Goodrington with Roselands7399
King's Ash7947
Roundham with Hyde8484
St Marychurch12163
St Peter's with St Mary's6840
Torbay Total136218

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

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