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

The Parks Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in The Parks 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 Parks is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in The Parks than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitDoncasterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.1%13.5%

The Parks Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDoncasterEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

The Parks General Health Statistics

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

HealthDoncasterEngland
Very Good43.56%47.17%
Good34.05%34.22%
Fair15.13%13.12%
Bad5.62%4.25%
Very Bad1.64%1.25%

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

GradeDoncasterEngland
AB13.47%22.96%
C125.97%30.92%
C225.01%20.64%
DE35.54%25.49%

The Parks Education Statistics

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

QualificationDoncasterEngland
No Qualifications30.3%22.5%
Level 115.4%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 310.7%12.4%
Level 417%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%

The Parks Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDoncasterEngland
United Kingdom93.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

The Parks Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

The Parks has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that The Parks is a relatively affluent area.

TenureDoncasterEngland
Owned31%30.6%
Mortgage34.4%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.6%8.3%
Private Rented13.5%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%


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

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