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

Three Legged Cross 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. Three Legged Cross has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeEast DorsetDorsetEngland
AB28.75%23.54%22.96%
C131.99%30.37%30.92%
C222.83%25.04%20.64%
DE16.44%21.05%25.49%

Three Legged Cross General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Three Legged Cross. The percentage of residents in Three Legged Cross rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Very Good45.32%44.65%47.17%
Good35.77%35.88%34.22%
Fair14.27%14.45%13.12%
Bad3.63%3.94%4.25%
Very Bad1.01%1.08%1.25%

Three Legged Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Owned48%43%30.6%
Mortgage32.9%29.1%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.8%1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%10.8%8.3%
Private Rented8.1%11.6%15.4%
Other1.2%1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.6%1.3%

Three Legged Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Three Legged Cross 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 Three Legged Cross 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 Three Legged Cross than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%10.1%13.5%

Three Legged Cross Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Three Legged Cross are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Three Legged Cross 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.

CountryEast DorsetDorsetEngland
United Kingdom95.1%94.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%3.1%9.4%

Three Legged Cross Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Three Legged Cross and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationEast DorsetDorsetEngland
No Qualifications21.5%21.3%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.3%4.8%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.1%12.4%
Level 427.7%27%27.4%
Other4.1%4.3%5.7%

Three Legged Cross Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Three Legged Cross as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Three Legged Cross is also older than the Dorset average, making Three Legged Cross a older persons location.

AgeEast DorsetDorsetEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%4.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%4.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%6.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.5%4.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.1%16.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.4%8%6%
Age 65 to 7413.5%12.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 8410%8.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over4.4%3.9%2.3%
Mean Age46.945.239.3
Median Age494739



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

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