Socio-economic statistics for Ward Green, Barnsley

Socio-economic statistics for Ward Green, Barnsley
Socio-economic statistics for Ward Green, Barnsley

Socio-economic statistics for Ward Green, Barnsley

Statistics

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

Ward Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBarnsleyEngland
United Kingdom96.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.5%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%9.4%

Ward Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ward Green 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 Ward Green is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Ward Green than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBarnsleyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19.9%13.5%

Ward Green 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. Ward Green has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeBarnsleyEngland
AB13.90%22.96%
C126.47%30.92%
C225.50%20.64%
DE34.13%25.49%

Ward Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationBarnsleyEngland
No Qualifications32.3%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%

Ward Green General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Ward Green. The percentage of residents in Ward Green rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Ward Green rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Ward Green is generally worse than in the average person in England.

HealthBarnsleyEngland
Very Good41.60%47.17%
Good33.58%34.22%
Fair16.42%13.12%
Bad6.61%4.25%
Very Bad1.79%1.25%

Ward Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBarnsleyEngland
Owned30.6%30.6%
Mortgage33.8%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Ward Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBarnsleyEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age40.439.3
Median Age4139



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

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