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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 has a total estimated population of 223,109
  • There are 101,330 dwellings on the valuation list in Tameside.
  • Of the 141 areas in Tameside, 8 of these fall within the worst 5% nationally and a further 16 fall within the worst 10% nationally. In total, 13.4% of Tameside residents live in income-deprived households.
  • The claimant count as a proportion of the working age population in Tameside in March 2018 was 2.8%.
  • 60% of pupils (56% of boys and 64% of girls) met the expected standard in reading, writing and maths at Key Stage 2 in 2017 compared to 62% nationally (58% of boys and 66% of girls).
  • 62.3% of school children (57.6% of boys and 66.8% of girls) in Tameside achieved a standard 9-4 pass in English and Maths at GCSE level in 2017 compared to 59.1% nationally (55.2% of boys and 63.1% of girls).
  • Life expectancy at birth is currently 81.1 years for females and 77.5 years for males in Tameside. 
 
Demographics
Age Profile
Demographics Gender
Sex
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.External Link

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.External Link

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 hereExternal Link

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.External Link

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.  External Link

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