Living in Structon’s Heath, Worcestershire

Statistics

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

Structon's Heath 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. Structon's Heath has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
AB30.16%24.20%22.96%
C128.40%29.81%30.92%
C222.19%22.60%20.64%
DE19.25%23.39%25.49%

Structon's Heath General Health Statistics

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

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HealthMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Very Good45.57%46.47%47.17%
Good35.07%34.87%34.22%
Fair14.06%13.50%13.12%
Bad3.94%3.99%4.25%
Very Bad1.36%1.16%1.25%

Structon's Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Owned42.5%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%35%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.4%9.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%11.3%15.4%
Other1.2%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.2%1.3%

Structon's Heath Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Structon's Heath as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Structon's Heath is also older than the Worcestershire average, making Structon's Heath a older persons location.

AgeMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%5.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.9%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416%19.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%7.2%6%
Age 65 to 7412.4%10.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 848%6.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.6%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age44.941.839.3
Median Age474339

Structon's Heath Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Structon's Heath and are from the UK Census of 2011. Structon's Heath has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Structon's Heath also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Structon's Heath are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
No Qualifications20.3%23%22.5%
Level 111.2%13.3%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.9%3.6%
Level 311.4%12.1%12.4%
Level 433.9%27.2%27.4%
Other3.9%4.6%5.7%

Structon's Heath Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Structon's Heath are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Structon's Heath 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.

CountryMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
United Kingdom95%94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%2.9%9.4%

Structon's Heath 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 Structon's Heath 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. Structon's Heath is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Structon's Heath 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 Structon's Heath is both lower than the average for Worcestershire 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 Structon's Heath than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.5%11.5%13.5%


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

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