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

West Field Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in West Field 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in West Field than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitYorkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.3%13.5%

West Field Immigration Statistics

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

CountryYorkEngland
United Kingdom90.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU5.5%9.4%

West Field General Health Statistics

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

HealthYorkEngland
Very Good49.69%47.17%
Good34.19%34.22%
Fair11.99%13.12%
Bad3.22%4.25%
Very Bad0.92%1.25%

West Field Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureYorkEngland
Owned33.9%30.6%
Mortgage32.2%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented16.4%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

West Field Age Distribution Statistics

AgeYorkEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to144.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.539.3
Median Age3839

West Field Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of West Field and are from the UK Census of 2011. West Field has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. West Field also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of West Field are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationYorkEngland
No Qualifications18%22.5%
Level 110.6%13.3%
Level 213.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 316.6%12.4%
Level 432.4%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

West Field 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.

GradeYorkEngland
AB27.17%22.96%
C132.54%30.92%
C218.52%20.64%
DE21.77%25.49%


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

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