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

Skelton-in-Cleveland General Health Statistics

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

HealthRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Very Good42.38%47.17%
Good33.91%34.22%
Fair15.87%13.12%
Bad6.05%4.25%
Very Bad1.79%1.25%

Skelton-in-Cleveland Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.4%13.5%

Skelton-in-Cleveland 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. Skelton-in-Cleveland has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeRedcar and ClevelandEngland
AB13.32%22.96%
C126.33%30.92%
C225.10%20.64%
DE35.25%25.49%

Skelton-in-Cleveland Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Skelton-in-Cleveland and are from the UK Census of 2011. Skelton-in-Cleveland 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.

QualificationRedcar and ClevelandEngland
No Qualifications28.4%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.7%3.6%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 418.9%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Skelton-in-Cleveland Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Skelton-in-Cleveland are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Skelton-in-Cleveland 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.

CountryRedcar and ClevelandEngland
United Kingdom97.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.8%3.7%
Outside the EU1.2%9.4%

Skelton-in-Cleveland Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Owned33.2%30.6%
Mortgage33.4%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Skelton-in-Cleveland Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Skelton-in-Cleveland as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Skelton-in-Cleveland is also older than the average, making Skelton-in-Cleveland a older persons location.

AgeRedcar and ClevelandEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4339



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

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