West Derby, Liverpool

Statistics

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

West Derby Immigration Statistics

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

CountryLiverpoolEngland
United Kingdom90.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.9%9.4%

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

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GradeLiverpoolEngland
AB16.00%22.96%
C132.37%30.92%
C216.43%20.64%
DE35.20%25.49%

West Derby Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeLiverpoolEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 747.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age37.739.3
Median Age3539

West Derby 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 West Derby 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. West Derby is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in West Derby 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 West Derby 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 West Derby than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitLiverpoolEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.9%13.5%

West Derby Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

West Derby has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that West Derby is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureLiverpoolEngland
Owned21.2%30.6%
Mortgage25.7%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)23.1%8.3%
Private Rented21.7%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

West Derby General Health Statistics

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

HealthLiverpoolEngland
Very Good46.73%47.17%
Good30.47%34.22%
Fair14.03%13.12%
Bad6.68%4.25%
Very Bad2.08%1.25%

West Derby Education Statistics

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

QualificationLiverpoolEngland
No Qualifications28.7%22.5%
Level 112.5%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.5%3.6%
Level 315.2%12.4%
Level 422.4%27.4%
Other4.4%5.7%



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

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