Super Output Area (SOA) Information for Stormont 1 SOA (95GG41S1)Profile last updated September 2011.
This page provides information on residents in Stormont 1 Super Output Area. Click on theme titles below to obtain an area profile for that subject. The datasets used are shown below in each section and are actively linked to the Data Catalogue spreadsheets. Click on the blue tabs at the top to see results for other geographical levels.
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Stormont 1 Super Output Area lies in the following administrative areas:
- Stormont Electoral Ward(s);
- Belfast Local Government District;
- Belfast East Parliamentary Constituency (1992 Boundaries - See Assembly Area tab for further information);
- Belfast East Assembly Area 2011/Westminister Parliamentary Constituency 2008;
- Belfast Health and Social Care Trust; and
- Belfast Education and Library Board.
Please note Assembly Area comparisons are based on the 1992 Parliamentary Constituency Boundaries and not the Assembly Area 2011/Westminster 2008 Boundaries. Please see Westminster Parliamentary Constituency Guidance Document for more information.
Stormont 1 SOA is classified as Urban according to the Inter-Departmental Urban-Rural Definition Group.
Datasets used: Urban Rural Classification 2005, Central Postcode Directory (NISRA Geography).
On Census Day 29th April 2001 the resident population of Stormont 1 SOA was 1937. Of this population:
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- 18.0% were under 16 years old and 27.8% were aged 60 and over;
- 47.5% of the population were male and 52.5% were female;
- 6.2% were from a Catholic community background and 88.4% were from a 'Protestant and Other Christian (including Christian related)' community background;
- 19.6% of persons aged 16 and over were single (never married);
- 44.1 years was the average age of the population; and
- the population density was 3.77 persons per hectare.
In Stormont 1 SOA there were 16 resident births registered in 2009. Of these, 8 were male births and 8 were female births and 1 ( 6.3%) births were to unmarried mothers.
In total 25 deaths were registered in 2009 in Stormont 1 SOA, of these 5 ( 20.0%) were under 75 years old.
Datasets used: KS01 Usually Resident Population, KS02 Age Structure, KS04 Marital Status, KS07b Community Background (NISRA Census), Births 2009, Deaths 2009 (NISRA Demography).
In Stormont 1 SOA the population in 2010 was estimated at 1886, of which 15.1% were children, 20.0% were young working age adults, 35.2% were older working age adults and 29.6% were older people. Young working age adults are defined as 16-39 year olds and older working age adults as males 40-64 and females 40-59 years. This represents a decrease ( 2.7%) from the estimated mid-year SOA population in 2001.
Population estimates as at 30th June 2010 are shown below.
Datasets used: Small Area Population Estimates 2001, Small Area Population Estimates 2010
Education, Economic Activity and Social Welfare
On Census Day 29th April 2001, in Stormont 1 SOA, looking at the population aged 16-74:
1Low levels of qualifications are those categorised as Level 1 which include; GCSE (grades D-G), CSE (grades 2-5), 1-4 CSEs (grade 1), 1-4 GCSEs (grades A-C), 1-4 'O' level passes, NVQ level 1, GNVQ Foundation or equivalents.
- 40.9% had degree level or higher qualifications;
- 26.7% had no or low levels of qualifications; 1
- 63.9% were economically active, 36.1% were economically inactive; and
- 0.9% were unemployed, of these 25.0% were long-term unemployed.2
2Long-term unemployed is defined as those who have been unemployed since 1999 or earlier on Census Day.
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Sources of social security benefit information in 2011 show that in Stormont 1 SOA:
In Stormont 1 SOA there were 2 people who completed Enterprise Development Training provided by Invest NI in 2010/11. Of these, 100.0% subsequently started a business.
- 11 persons aged 16-59 were claiming Income Support;
- 27 persons aged 16-59/64 were receiving Incapacity Benefit;
- 9 persons aged 16-59/64 were claiming Employment and Support Allowance; and
- 12 persons aged 16 and over were claiming Housing Benefit.
Datasets used: KS13 Qualifications and Students, KS09a Economic Activity (NISRA Census), Income Support 2011, Incapacity Benefit 2011, Employment and Support Allowance 2011, Housing Benefit 2011 (Department of Social Development), Enterprise Development Programme 2010/11 (Invest NI).
Small Area Income Estimates are available for the years 2003/05 - outputs include estimates of the incidence of income poverty (as measured by the proportion of households whose income is below 60% of the UK median household income). Data on households in relative poverty (%) available for 2004/05 is based on unequivalised gross income before housing costs and data available for 2003/05 is based on net income before housing costs, equivalised for household size/composition. Gini-coefficients are also presented which describe the equality of income distribution: the closer the coefficient is to 0 the more equal the distribution whilst the closer to 1 the more unequal.
Datasets used: Small Area Income Estimates 2003-2005 (NISRA Demography).
Deprivation - NIMDM 2010
The Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measure 2010 (NIMDM 2010) report was published in May 2010. The report identifies small area concentrations of multiple deprivation across Northern Ireland. The results for Stormont 1 SOA are shown below.
On the Multiple Deprivation Measure Stormont 1 SOA has an overall rank of 881 out of 890 Super Output Areas. All SOAs in Northern Ireland are ranked, with a rank of 1 denoting the most deprived SOA (Whiterock 2 in Belfast) and 890 denoting the least deprived SOA (Wallace Park 1 in Lisburn). SOAs with ranks of 89 or lower are in the top 10% most deprived SOAs in Northern Ireland. This means Stormont 1, with a rank of 881, is outside the top 10% most deprived SOAs. Stormont 1 ward's rank of 881 places it in the 90% to 100% band.
Stormont 1 SOA lies in Belfast LGD, which has 150 SOAs with ranks from 1 (Whiterock 2) to 889 (Stormont 2).
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All information for Stormont 1 SOA is shown in the table below. On the Income Domain Stormont 1 SOA is ranked 885, while on the Employment Domain it is ranked 863. With respect to the Proximity to Services Domain Stormont 1 SOA is ranked 428.
[SOA Ranks range from 1 (most deprived) to 890 (least deprived)]
Datasets used: Northern Ireland Multiple Deprivation Measure 2010 SOA (NISRA).
Health and Care
On Census Day 29th April 2001, in Stormont 1 SOA:
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- 15.4% of people had a limiting long-term illness, health problem or disability;
- 75.9% of people stated that their general health was good; and
- 15.2% of the population stated that they provided unpaid care to family, friends, neighbours or others.
There were 75 newly diagnosed cases of cancer diagnosed in Stormont 1 (excluding non-melanoma skin cancer) between 2003 to 2009.
Childhood Immunisation uptake rates provide information on the percentage of children receiving immunisation for Diphtheria, Polio, Tetanus (DPT3) 100.0%, Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib 3) 100.0%, Meningitis C (Men C3) 95.0%, Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) 100.0% and Whooping Cough (Pertussis) 95.0% before reaching their second birthday in 2007.
In Stormont 1 SOA there were 100 emergency hospital admissions in 2008/09.
In 2011 37.5% of children aged 0-2 and 84.8% of children aged 3-5 were registered with a dentist in Stormont 1.
Resource Allocation Indices represent SOA weightings for age/gender and additional need within populations that are used in the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Regional Capitation Formula for allocating revenue resources. They reflect the average per capita cost of providing Health and Personal Social Services. The Northern Ireland rate is set equal to 1.00. A value greater than 1.00 indicates a greater need compared to the Northern Ireland average due to age/gender characteristics, additional need (socio-economic circumstances, morbidity levels, urbanity/rurality and so on) and total need (combined effect of age and additional need). In Stormont 1 SOA for 2010/11:
Datasets used: KS08 Health and Unpaid Care (NISRA Census), Cancer Incidence 1993-2009 (Northern Ireland Cancer Registry), Childhood Immunisation 2007, Hospital Admissions Emergency 2008/09, Hospital Resource Allocation Indices 2010/11, (Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety), Dental Registrations 2011 (Business Services Organisation).
- the Age/Gender Resource Allocation Index was 1.24;
- the Additional Need Resource Allocation Index was 0.73; and
- the Total Need Resource Allocation Index was 0.90.
Housing, Environment and Transport
On Census Day 29th April 2001 there were 784 households in Stormont 1 SOA. Of these households:
1The occupancy rating provides a measure of under-occupancy and overcrowding. For example, a value of -1 implies there is one room too few and that there is overcrowding in the household. The occupancy rating assumes that every household, including one person households, requires a minimum of two common rooms (excluding bathrooms).
- 93.2% were owner occupied and 6.8% were rented;
- 49.5% were owned outright;
- 13.0% were lone pensioner households;
- 2.2% were lone parents households with dependent children;
- 1.0% of households were without central heating or without sole use of bath/shower/toilet or without both;
- 1.3% of households had an occupancy rating of -1 or less (i.e. classed as overcrowded);1 and
- 2.43 persons per household was the average household size.
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On Census Day 29th April 2001 in Stormont 1 SOA 94.0% of households had access to a car or van and 81.7% of persons aged 16-74 in employment usually travelled to work by car or van.
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In 2009, 1282 cars were licensed to addresses in Stormont 1 SOA.
Datasets used: KS18 Tenure, KS19 Rooms, Amenities, Central Heating and Lowest Floor Level, KS20 Household Composition, KS22 Lone Parent Households with Dependent Children, KS15 Travel to Work, KS17 Cars or Vans (Census 2001), Car Registrations 2009 (Department of Regional Development).