If you are thinking of moving to Upper Batley 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 Upper Batley to figures for Kirklees and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Upper Batley is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Upper Batley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Upper Batley has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Upper Batley is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||12%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.2%||8.3%|
Upper Batley 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.
Upper Batley General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Upper Batley. The percentage of residents in Upper Batley rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Upper Batley Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Upper Batley are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Upper Batley 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||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||8.6%||9.4%|
Upper Batley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Upper Batley 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 Upper Batley is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.4%||13.5%|
Upper Batley Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Upper Batley as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Upper Batley is also older than the average, making Upper Batley a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.7%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.6%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.3%|
Upper Batley Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Upper Batley and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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