Socio-economic statistics for Wall, Staffordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Wall, Staffordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Wall, Staffordshire

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

Wall Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications22.4%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 428.4%27.4%

Wall Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Wall is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Wall are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Wall is both lower than the average for Staffordshire 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 Wall than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%11.6%13.5%

Wall rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Wall Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age42.239.3
Median Age4439

Wall General Health Statistics

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

Very Good46.92%47.17%
Very Bad1.19%1.25%

Wall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.6%8.3%
Private Rented8.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

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


Wall Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom96.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%

What is the population of Wall and Lichfield?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Lichfield including Wall. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Alrewas & Fradley6515
Armitage with Handsacre7852
Boley Park4288
Boney Hay & Central6395
Bourne Vale3018
Chase Terrace4673
Colton & the Ridwares2341
Hammerwich with Wall4257
Little Aston & Stonnall4824
Mease Valley1887
St John's6198
Summerfield & All Saints6330
Whittington & Streethay6360
Lichfield Total105637

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

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