Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

The Holmes Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of The Holmes are from the UK Census of 2011. Since The Holmes has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryDerbyEngland
United Kingdom86.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.8%3.7%
Outside the EU9.4%9.4%

The Holmes Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

The Holmes has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that The Holmes is an economically deprived area.

TenureDerbyEngland
Owned29.6%30.6%
Mortgage31.8%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.6%8.3%
Private Rented15.6%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

The Holmes Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in The Holmes 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 The Holmes is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitDerbyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.3%13.5%

The Holmes General Health Statistics

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

HealthDerbyEngland
Very Good44.96%47.17%
Good35.00%34.22%
Fair14.15%13.12%
Bad4.59%4.25%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%

The Holmes Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDerbyEngland
Age 0 to 47.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.1%6%
Age 65 to 747.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age37.639.3
Median Age3639

The Holmes 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.

GradeDerbyEngland
AB18.99%22.96%
C128.35%30.92%
C220.72%20.64%
DE31.94%25.49%

The Holmes Education Statistics

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

QualificationDerbyEngland
No Qualifications24.1%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.3%
Level 214.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.9%3.6%
Level 313%12.4%
Level 424.2%27.4%
Other5.9%5.7%



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

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