Stanpit, Dorset


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

Stanpit Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.5%4.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.6%4.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%6.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.9%4.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.7%16.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%8%6%
Age 65 to 7413.7%12.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 8410.8%8.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over5.2%3.9%2.3%
Mean Age47.145.239.3
Median Age494739

Stanpit Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stanpit are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stanpit 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 Kingdom94.3%94.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%3.1%9.4%

Stanpit 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.


Stanpit Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Stanpit come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Stanpit than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.9%10.1%13.5%

Stanpit Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stanpit and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stanpit 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 Qualifications23.4%21.3%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.7%13.3%
Level 216.7%16.9%15.2%
Level 311.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 425.1%27%27.4%

Stanpit Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)0.9%1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12%10.8%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%11.6%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.6%1.3%

Stanpit General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Stanpit. The percentage of residents in Stanpit rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

Very Good42.31%44.65%47.17%
Very Bad1.14%1.08%1.25%

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

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