Socio-economic statistics for Stoke Park, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Stoke Park, Suffolk
Socio-economic statistics for Stoke Park, Suffolk

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

Stoke Park Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stoke Park and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stoke Park 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 Qualifications25.8%22.5%
Level 115.9%13.3%
Level 216.3%15.2%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 420.6%27.4%

Stoke Park General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good45.56%47.17%
Very Bad1.14%1.25%

Stoke Park Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stoke Park are from the UK Census of 2011.

United Kingdom88.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries5%3.7%
Outside the EU6.5%9.4%

Stoke Park Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)14.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.4%8.3%
Private Rented18.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

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


Stoke Park 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 Stoke Park 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 unemployment in Stoke Park is both higher than the average for Suffolk and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.1%11.3%13.5%

Stoke Park rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Stoke Park Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Stoke Park as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Stoke Park is also older than the average, making Stoke Park 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 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age3839.3
Median Age3639

What is the population of Stoke Park and Ipswich?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Ipswich including Stoke Park. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Castle Hill6920
Priory Heath8924
St John's9335
St Margaret's8130
Stoke Park6997
Ipswich Total135979

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

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