Socio-economic statistics for Stockton-on-the-Forest, York

Socio-economic statistics for Stockton-on-the-Forest, York
Socio-economic statistics for Stockton-on-the-Forest, York

If you are thinking of moving to Stockton-on-the-Forest 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 Stockton-on-the-Forest to figures for York and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Stockton-on-the-Forest is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Stockton-on-the-Forest Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)8.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented16.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Stockton-on-the-Forest Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stockton-on-the-Forest are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stockton-on-the-Forest 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.

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United Kingdom90.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU5.5%9.4%

Stockton-on-the-Forest Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to144.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.539.3
Median Age3839

Stockton-on-the-Forest 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 Stockton-on-the-Forest 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Stockton-on-the-Forest than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitYorkNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.3%9.4%13.5%

Stockton-on-the-Forest rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Stockton-on-the-Forest 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.


Stockton-on-the-Forest Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stockton-on-the-Forest and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stockton-on-the-Forest 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. Stockton-on-the-Forest also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Stockton-on-the-Forest are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications18%22.5%
Level 110.6%13.3%
Level 213.9%15.2%
Level 316.6%12.4%
Level 432.4%27.4%

Stockton-on-the-Forest General Health Statistics

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

Very Good49.69%47.17%
Very Bad0.92%1.25%

What is the population of Stockton-on-the-Forest and York?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in York including Stockton-on-the-Forest. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Dringhouses & Woodthorpe11568
Fulford & Heslington3914
Haxby & Wigginton11769
Heworth Without3828
Hull Road15147
Huntington & New Earswick12610
Osbaldwick & Derwent8426
Rawcliffe & Clifton Without12195
Rural West York7857
York Total211012

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

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