If you are thinking of moving to Stour Bridge Canal 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 Stour Bridge Canal to figures for Dudley and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Stour Bridge Canal is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Stour Bridge Canal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Stour Bridge Canal has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Stour Bridge Canal is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||16.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3%||8.3%|
Stour Bridge Canal 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. Stour Bridge Canal has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Stour Bridge Canal 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 Stour Bridge Canal 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 Stour Bridge Canal 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Stour Bridge Canal is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||16.2%||13.5%|
Stour Bridge Canal Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Stour Bridge Canal as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Stour Bridge Canal is also older than the average, making Stour Bridge Canal a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.3%|
Stour Bridge Canal Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stour Bridge Canal are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stour Bridge Canal 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||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||0.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4.1%||9.4%|
Stour Bridge Canal General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Stour Bridge Canal. The percentage of residents in Stour Bridge Canal rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Stour Bridge Canal rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Stour Bridge Canal is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Stour Bridge Canal Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stour Bridge Canal and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stour Bridge Canal 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.