Socio-economic statistics for Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, Wolverhampton

Socio-economic statistics for Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, Wolverhampton
Socio-economic statistics for Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, Wolverhampton

Socio-economic statistics for Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal, Wolverhampton

Statistics

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

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

GradeWolverhamptonEngland
AB13.59%22.96%
C126.49%30.92%
C223.47%20.64%
DE36.46%25.49%

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is an economically deprived area.

TenureWolverhamptonEngland
Owned28.8%30.6%
Mortgage27.8%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)22.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.7%8.3%
Private Rented12.3%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryWolverhamptonEngland
United Kingdom83.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU13%9.4%

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal is also older than the average, making Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal a older persons location.

AgeWolverhamptonEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.539.3
Median Age3739

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal 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 Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal 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 Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitWolverhamptonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)7.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)21.1%13.5%

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal Education Statistics

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

QualificationWolverhamptonEngland
No Qualifications31.2%22.5%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 214.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.7%3.6%
Level 310.6%12.4%
Level 419.5%27.4%
Other6.9%5.7%

Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal General Health Statistics

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

HealthWolverhamptonEngland
Very Good41.79%47.17%
Good35.34%34.22%
Fair15.67%13.12%
Bad5.53%4.25%
Very Bad1.66%1.25%


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

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