The Leys, Staffordshire


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

The Leys Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom96.3%95.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%2.5%9.4%

The Leys General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.60%45.32%47.17%
Very Bad1.31%1.28%1.25%

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


The Leys Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications26.8%24.8%22.5%
Level 117.4%14%13.3%
Level 217.8%16.4%15.2%
Level 312.5%12.7%12.4%
Level 417.4%24%27.4%

The Leys Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)14.2%5.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%9%8.3%
Private Rented10%10.1%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.2%1.3%

The Leys Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.6%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%8.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%7%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.641.339.3
Median Age394239

The Leys Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in The Leys 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.

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%

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

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