Socio-economic statistics for Tamworth, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Tamworth, Staffordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Tamworth, Staffordshire

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

Tamworth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTamworthEngland
Owned27.8%30.6%
Mortgage40.4%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented10%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Tamworth Age Distribution Statistics

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AgeTamworthEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age38.639.3
Median Age3939

Tamworth General Health Statistics

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

HealthTamworthEngland
Very Good45.60%47.17%
Good35.23%34.22%
Fair13.43%13.12%
Bad4.43%4.25%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%

Tamworth Education Statistics

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

QualificationTamworthEngland
No Qualifications26.8%22.5%
Level 117.4%13.3%
Level 217.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other4.3%5.7%

Tamworth Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTamworthEngland
United Kingdom96.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%

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

GradeTamworthEngland
AB15.65%22.96%
C129.86%30.92%
C224.26%20.64%
DE30.23%25.49%

Tamworth 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. Tamworth is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Tamworth 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.

BenefitTamworthStaffordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.4%11.6%13.5%

Tamworth rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Tamworth and Tamworth?

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

WardPopulation
Amington7832
Belgrave7706
Bolehall7637
Castle7420
Glascote7817
Mercian6836
Spital7821
Stonydelph7518
Trinity7157
Wilnecote9120
Tamworth Total76864



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


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