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 4||6.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||10.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||18.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.9%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.3%|
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.
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%|
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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6.2%||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.
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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