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Key Statistics about Tameside


The Borough of Tameside lies to the East of Greater Manchester, stretching inland from the urban hub of Manchester to the moors of the Peak District. Tameside shares borders with Oldham, Manchester, Stockport and the Derbyshire Borough of High Peak. Tameside is well connected to the region and beyond by the M60 and M67 motorways and quality rail links to Manchester and Yorkshire.
 
  • Tameside’s population is estimated to be 221,692.
  • At the time of 2011 census there were 94,953 households.
  • Tameside is the 41st most deprived area in England out of 326 local authorities.
  • In January 2017, 1.2% of 16-64 year olds were claiming job seekers allowance (proxy for unemployment)
  • In 2016, 63.5% of pupils gained Grade C or above in English and Maths GCSEs.
  • In 2016, 55% of pupils achieved the expected standard at Key Stage 2 in Reading, Writing and Maths.
  • Life expectancy for males is 77.3 years and for females is 80.7 years.
 
Demographics
Age Profile
Demographics Gender
Gender
Tameside Demographics, Statistics and Population
Population Growth
Tameside Population Growth

Tameside Population Statistics
Ethnicity
Tameside Ethnicity Statistics
Language
Tameside Population Language
Disability
Disability Statistics
Health
Population Health Statistics

Census

Data from the 2011 Census can be accessed for various different geographical levels via

 

Information about the plans for the 2021 Census can be found here.

Data from the 2001 Census for Tameside can be found here

Schools Data

Individual schools performance and overall performance by local authority area can be found here.

LAIT is an interactive tool that presents information in interactive tables and charts and includes data on looked after children, child protection, special educational needs, children’s health etc.  The tool can be downloaded here

Information on allocation statistics for individual schools can be found here. 

Information on the number of pupils in our schools can be found here.

Labour Market Statistics

Data related to the economy, number of businesses and benefits claimants can be found at Nomis.

Health

Our Joint Strategic Needs Assessment provides a comprehensive description of the current health and wellbeing of the population of Tameside and recommendation for action that will lead to improvements, the latest report can be viewed here.

Health profiles – the latest health profile for Tameside produced by Public Health England can be viewed here. 

The NHS Digital website provides a wealth of data and publications on the population’s health, you find the website here.

Local Health – this website has been developed by Public Health England to provide health data at small area level and can be found here