Socio-economic statistics for Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

Socio-economic statistics for Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent
Socio-economic statistics for Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent

Socio-economic statistics for Stoke-on-Trent, City of Stoke-on-Trent


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

Stoke-on-Trent 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. Stoke-on-Trent has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Stoke-on-Trent Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Stoke-on-Trent as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Stoke-on-Trent is also older than the average, making Stoke-on-Trent a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.539.3
Median Age3839

Stoke-on-Trent Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stoke-on-Trent and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stoke-on-Trent 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 Qualifications33.8%22.5%
Level 114.4%13.3%
Level 215.9%15.2%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 415.5%27.4%

Stoke-on-Trent Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Stoke-on-Trent has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Stoke-on-Trent is an economically deprived area.

Social Rented (Council)18.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.8%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Stoke-on-Trent Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stoke-on-Trent are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stoke-on-Trent 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 Kingdom91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.2%9.4%

Stoke-on-Trent General Health Statistics

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

Very Good41.97%47.17%
Very Bad1.87%1.25%

Stoke-on-Trent Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.1%13.5%

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

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