If you are thinking of moving to The Mount 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 Mount to figures for Dorset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if The Mount is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
The Mount General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for The Mount. The percentage of residents in The Mount rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
The Mount 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 Mount Age Distribution Statistics
The population of The Mount as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of The Mount is also older than the Dorset average, making The Mount a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.4%||4.7%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.6%||4.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.3%||6.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||3.6%||4.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||15.3%||16.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.4%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.4%||8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||13.2%||12.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||9.1%||8.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||4.1%||3.9%||2.3%|
The Mount Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||0.8%||1.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||13%||10.8%||8.3%|
The Mount Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in The Mount 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. The rate of unemployment in The Mount 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 The Mount than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1%||1.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.8%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||9.5%||10.1%||13.5%|
The Mount Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of The Mount are from the UK Census of 2011. Since The Mount 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||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.7%||2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.4%||3.1%||9.4%|
The Mount Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of The Mount and are from the UK Census of 2011. The Mount 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. The Mount also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of The Mount are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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