If you are thinking of moving to The Rookery 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 Rookery to figures for Staffordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if The Rookery is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
The Rookery Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
The Rookery has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that The Rookery is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||6.5%||5.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.3%||9%||8.3%|
The Rookery General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for The Rookery. The percentage of residents in The Rookery rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in The Rookery rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of The Rookery is generally worse than in the average person in England.
The Rookery Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of The Rookery and are from the UK Census of 2011.
The Rookery 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 Rookery Age Distribution Statistics
The population of The Rookery as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of The Rookery is younger than the Staffordshire average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.1%||8.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.8%||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.2%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.7%||10.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||5.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.3%||2.2%||2.3%|
The Rookery Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in The Rookery 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)||2.6%||2.2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.1%||11.6%||13.5%|
The Rookery Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of The Rookery are from the UK Census of 2011. Since The Rookery 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||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.3%||1.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.4%||2.5%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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