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

Newstead Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Newstead as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Newstead is younger than the Nottinghamshire average.

AgeAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.4%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age4041.139.3
Median Age414239

Newstead Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Newstead 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 Newstead is both higher than the average for Nottinghamshire 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 Newstead than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.7%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.3%13.8%13.5%

Newstead General Health Statistics

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

HealthAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Very Good42.05%44.80%47.17%
Good34.48%34.40%34.22%
Fair16.31%14.75%13.12%
Bad5.66%4.71%4.25%
Very Bad1.50%1.33%1.25%

Newstead Education Statistics

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

QualificationAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications31.4%25.5%22.5%
Level 116.4%14%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%4.1%3.6%
Level 312%12.2%12.4%
Level 415.1%24%27.4%
Other4.4%4.4%5.7%

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

GradeAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
AB12.78%21.25%22.96%
C126.95%29.09%30.92%
C226.51%23.04%20.64%
DE33.76%26.62%25.49%

Newstead Immigration Statistics

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

CountryAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom97%94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%2.8%9.4%

Newstead Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAshfieldNottinghamshireEngland
Owned33.3%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage35.9%35.9%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.5%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.6%11.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%


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

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