Socio-economic statistics for Tarrant Launceston, Dorset

Socio-economic statistics for Tarrant Launceston, Dorset
Socio-economic statistics for Tarrant Launceston, Dorset

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

Tarrant Launceston Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth DorsetEngland
United Kingdom93.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.6%9.4%

Tarrant Launceston 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. Tarrant Launceston is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Tarrant Launceston is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Tarrant Launceston 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Tarrant Launceston is both lower than the average for Dorset 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 Tarrant Launceston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth DorsetDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.6%10.1%13.5%

Tarrant Launceston rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Tarrant Launceston 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.

GradeNorth DorsetEngland
AB22.96%22.96%
C129.13%30.92%
C227.02%20.64%
DE20.89%25.49%

Tarrant Launceston Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth DorsetEngland
No Qualifications20%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 217.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 426.9%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

Tarrant Launceston General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth DorsetEngland
Very Good47.80%47.17%
Good35.21%34.22%
Fair12.84%13.12%
Bad3.30%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%1.25%

Tarrant Launceston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorth DorsetEngland
Owned39.4%30.6%
Mortgage30.4%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.5%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%15.4%
Other3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Tarrant Launceston Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth DorsetEngland
Age 0 to 45.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.3%
Mean Age42.839.3
Median Age4439

What is the population of Tarrant Launceston and Dorset?

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

WardPopulation
Dorset Total0



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


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