Mandale and Victoria ward profile
Mandale and Victoria Ward is in Stockton South and is home to just under 12,500 people. Experian Mosaic Public Sector (EMPS) tells us it is likely to be predominantly home to families with children who are likely to have limited resources and squeezed budgets who either own their own low-cost home or rent from social landlords. Most preferred method of contact is likely to be SMS or Mobile and residents in this Ward are likely to be regular users of Social Networks. According to the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) 2019, it is the 8th (out of 26, with 26th being least deprived) most deprived Ward in Stockton-on-Tees Borough.
The ward is home to below Stockton-on-Tees Borough, North East and England proportions of residents providing unpaid care and households occupied by a single person and one family aged 65+. At the same time, the Ward is home to above Borough average proportions of adults receiving adult social care services and new recipients of the same. Additionally, just 1.6% of all recipients of home care provided by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council live in this Ward.
Arts, leisure and culture
The ward is home to average Stockton-on-Tees Borough proportions of households likely to participate in sport for more than 2 hours per week and the same for households likely to participate in sport for up to 2 hours per week. Households in the Ward are also home to average Borough proportions of those unlikely to exercise. Additionally, the Ward has average Borough proportions of those likely to have read or bought more than ten books in the last 12 months.
Children and young people
Mandale and Victoria has a below Stockton-on- Tees Borough average uptake of free childcare for 2-year olds; and, proportions of young people aged 16-18 in full time education. On the other hand, the Ward has an above Borough average amount of vacant 30-hour places for 3 and 4 year olds; proportion of pupils (aged 4-16) who are eligible for free school meals; proportion of children and young people (aged 4-19) recorded with SEN involvement; proportion of young people aged 16-18 in government training schemes; and, proportion of young people aged 16-18 in employment and apprenticeships.
Comparing the Ward with the Borough, the proportion of pupils achieving a good level of development at Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), as at end of Reception is smaller, while in comparison with the North East and England the proportion is greater. The proportion of pupils achieving expected standard in combined Reading, Writing and Maths at KS2 is smaller than the average for the Borough, the North East and England; pupils' average Attainment 8 Score is smaller; pupils' average Progress 8 score is smaller; the proportion of pupils achieving 5+ in English and Maths GCSE is smaller; and, the proportion of pupils achieving 4+ in English and Maths is smaller.
Considering the Ward against the North East, and Borough, it is home to fewer young people aged 16-18 not in education, employment or training (NEET) and more young people aged 16-18 NEET because unavailable for work. In terms of safeguarding, the Ward is home to 9.4% of the Borough's Children in Need (CiN), 11.5% of the Borough's children subject to a Children Protection Plan (CPP) and 10.1% of the Borough's Children in Our Care (CiOC).
The ward was the location for 10.7% of Stockton-on-Tees Borough's recorded crimes; 10.6% of domestic abuse crimes, 13.8% of recorded criminal damage and arson offences, 10.7% of recorded theft offences (excl. burglary, vehicle crime or robbery); and, 9.5% of all recorded anti-social behaviour incidents.
In comparison with the Borough, the North East and England, the Ward has a higher rate per 1,000 population for recorded crime; recorded criminal damage and arson; and, recorded theft offences (excl. burglary, vehicle crime or robbery). Domestic abuse crime recorded rate per 1,000 was greater in the Ward than the Borough and England; and the anti-social behaviour incident rate per 1,000 was greater than the Borough, North East and England. Considering fires, the Ward was the location for 0.07% of all primary and 0.27% of secondary fires in England.
Economic regeneration and transport
Compared with Stockton-on-Tees Borough, the North East and England overall, the Ward is home to a lower proportion of residents aged 16 and above with a degree, HNC or professional qualifications while at the same time being home to a higher proportion of residents who have elementary occupations; residents who are process, plant and machine operatives; residents who work in sales and customers service occupations. The proportion of residents who travel to work on foot is higher than the Borough, North East and England average. The proportion of residents who travel to work by bus or train is greater than the Borough, but smaller than the North East and England. The Ward has a greater proportion of adults with no qualifications; and, the proportion of residents who are economically active self-employed is smaller than the Borough, North East and England average. The proportion of residents aged 16-64 and aged 18-24 claiming Universal Credit is higher when compared with the Borough, the North East and England.
Comparing the Ward with the Borough overall, it is home to a similar proportion of households likely to have a net income of <£15K; likely to be finding it difficult/very difficult to cope on income; and, similar proportions of households unlikely to be comfortable using online banking. In comparison with the Borough, households in this Ward are likely to have average proportions of residents likely to be considered internet 'savvy'; and, who are likely to access social networking sites more than 5 times per day.
Environment and housing
The ward is the location for 10% of Stockton-on-Tees Borough's fly tipping removals. Compared with the Borough and England the Ward is home to higher proportion of households in fuel poverty though in comparison with the North East the proportion is slightly lower. The Ward is home to more residents who are social renters and residents who are private renters. In contrast, the Ward has a smaller proportion of house owners. Of the households with an Energy Performance Certificate the highest proportion is within Category C.
Average house prices for all sold property is lower than for the Borough, the North East and England. In comparison with the Borough overall, the Ward is home to more households in Council Tax bands A and the same proportion of households in Council Tax band B and H. At the same time, it is also home to fewer households in Council Tax bands C, D and E. In this Ward there are no households in Council Tax Bands F and G.
Health and wellbeing
The ward is home to both lower male and female life expectancy than is the case for Stockton- on-Tees Borough and England, at the same time, the proportion of people reporting a life limiting long term illness or disability is higher. The proportion of residents with prevalence of severe back pain is lower than is the case for the Borough and England. In terms of childhood obesity rates, proportions are lower at Reception Year and higher at Year Six than is the case for the Borough and England.
Overall, Emergency hospital admission rates are higher than is the case for the Borough (All Causes, COPD, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Attacks, Hip Fracture for those aged 65+ and Strokes). At the same time, hospital admissions in relation to Self-Harm is lower than is the case for the Borough. Overall incident rates of Cancer (All Cancer, Breast Cancer, Colorectal Cancer and Lung Cancer) is higher than is the case for the Borough, while incident rates in relation to Prostate Cancer is lower. Overall death rates are higher than is the case for the Borough in relation to All Causes (all ages and under 75 years), those deaths considered preventable, cancer, circulatory disease, coronary heart disease, respiratory disease and strokes.
Compared with Stockton-on-Tees Borough, the North East and England overall, the Ward has a larger proportion of residents aged 0-19; residents aged 16-64; families with dependent children and a smaller proportion of residents aged 65+. In comparison with Borough and North East, the Ward has a larger proportion of BME population, and a smaller proportion of residents identifying as Christian.
Over 75% of the Ward's population aged 18+ are registered to vote and 50 young people aged 16 and 17 are registered.