If you are thinking of moving to Start 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 Start to figures for Devon and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Start is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Start 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.
Start Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Start are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Start 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.9%||2.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.1%||3.3%||9.4%|
Start Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Start and are from the UK Census of 2011. Start has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Start also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Start are better educated than the average England citizen.
Start Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Start 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 Start is both lower than the average for Devon and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Start than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||1.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.6%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||9.6%||10.8%||13.5%|
Start General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Start. The percentage of residents in Start rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Start rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Start is generally better than in the average person in England.
Start Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Start as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Start is also older than the Devon average, making Start a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.4%||5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.5%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.4%||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.1%||4.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||15.4%||17%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||23%||20.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||9%||7.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.6%||11.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.8%||7.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||3.4%||2.3%|
Start Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||1.7%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9.6%||6.4%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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