Socio-economic statistics for Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham

Socio-economic statistics for Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham
Socio-economic statistics for Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham

Socio-economic statistics for Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham


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

Wath-upon-Dearne 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. Wath-upon-Dearne has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Wath-upon-Dearne Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)17.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Wath-upon-Dearne Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Wath-upon-Dearne as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Wath-upon-Dearne is also older than the average, making Wath-upon-Dearne a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4139

Wath-upon-Dearne Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Wath-upon-Dearne are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Wath-upon-Dearne 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 Kingdom94.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%9.4%

Wath-upon-Dearne Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Wath-upon-Dearne and are from the UK Census of 2011. Wath-upon-Dearne 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.

No Qualifications29.8%22.5%
Level 115.5%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%

Wath-upon-Dearne General Health Statistics

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

Very Good43.23%47.17%
Very Bad1.72%1.25%

Wath-upon-Dearne Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Wath-upon-Dearne 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 Wath-upon-Dearne 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 Wath-upon-Dearne than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.7%13.5%

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

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