Socio-economic statistics for Stoughton, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Stoughton, Leicestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Stoughton, Leicestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Stoughton, Leicestershire

Statistics

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

Stoughton 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. Stoughton has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
AB31.37%24.28%22.96%
C132.15%31.53%30.92%
C220.65%23.21%20.64%
DE15.84%20.98%25.49%

Stoughton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Stoughton 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 Stoughton is both lower than the average for Leicestershire 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 Stoughton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.7%9.2%13.5%

Stoughton General Health Statistics

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

HealthHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Very Good50.85%47.47%47.17%
Good34.27%35.49%34.22%
Fair11.37%12.74%13.12%
Bad2.75%3.38%4.25%
Very Bad0.76%0.93%1.25%

Stoughton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stoughton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stoughton 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.

CountryHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
United Kingdom94.6%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%5%9.4%

Stoughton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stoughton and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.1%22.1%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.4%13.3%
Level 216.3%15.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%4.8%3.6%
Level 312.1%13.8%12.4%
Level 431.8%26.1%27.4%
Other3.8%4.4%5.7%

Stoughton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Stoughton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Stoughton is a relatively affluent area.

TenureHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Owned38.4%37.1%30.6%
Mortgage39.7%38.6%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.4%6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.1%10.8%15.4%
Other1.1%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.1%1.3%

Stoughton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Stoughton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Stoughton is also older than the Leicestershire average, making Stoughton a older persons location.

AgeHarboroughLeicestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%5.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%9.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.7%19.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%9.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.640.839.3
Median Age434239



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

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