If you are thinking of moving to Mushroom 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 Mushroom Green to figures for Dudley and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Mushroom Green is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Mushroom Green Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Mushroom Green as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Mushroom Green is also older than the average, making Mushroom Green 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%|
Mushroom Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Mushroom Green has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Mushroom Green is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||16.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3%||8.3%|
Mushroom Green General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Mushroom Green. The percentage of residents in Mushroom Green rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Mushroom Green rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Mushroom Green is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Mushroom 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. Mushroom Green has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Mushroom Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Mushroom 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 Mushroom Green 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%|
Mushroom Green Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Mushroom Green and are from the UK Census of 2011. Mushroom 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.
Mushroom Green Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Mushroom Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Mushroom 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.
|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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