If you are thinking of moving to Upper Gornal 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 Gornal to figures for Dudley and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Upper Gornal is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Upper Gornal 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 Gornal has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Upper Gornal General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Upper Gornal. The percentage of residents in Upper Gornal rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Upper Gornal rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Upper Gornal is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Upper Gornal Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Upper Gornal and are from the UK Census of 2011. Upper Gornal 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.
Upper Gornal Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Upper Gornal 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 Gornal 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)||4.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||16.2%||13.5%|
Upper Gornal Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Upper Gornal has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Upper Gornal is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||16.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3%||8.3%|
Upper Gornal Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Upper Gornal as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Upper Gornal is also older than the average, making Upper Gornal a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.3%|
Upper Gornal Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Upper Gornal are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Upper Gornal 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%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||0.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4.1%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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