Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Barrow Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthChesterfieldDerbyshireEngland
Very Good41.69%44.39%47.17%
Good34.32%34.51%34.22%
Fair16.36%14.92%13.12%
Bad5.98%4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.64%1.34%1.25%

Barrow Hill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Barrow Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Barrow Hill has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationChesterfieldDerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications27.6%25.7%22.5%
Level 114.3%14.1%13.3%
Level 217%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.1%12.4%
Level 421%23.7%27.4%
Other3.9%3.9%5.7%

Barrow Hill Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Barrow Hill are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Barrow Hill 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.

CountryChesterfieldDerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom96.2%96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.3%1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%1.8%9.4%

Barrow Hill Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Barrow Hill as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Barrow Hill is younger than the Derbyshire average.

AgeChesterfieldDerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%19.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%21.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.441.639.3
Median Age424339

Barrow Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureChesterfieldDerbyshireEngland
Owned32.2%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage30.9%35.1%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)20.1%10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%4.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%10.8%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%1.3%

Barrow Hill 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. Barrow Hill has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeChesterfieldDerbyshireEngland
AB16.57%20.43%22.96%
C128.67%28.05%30.92%
C223.68%24.65%20.64%
DE31.08%26.87%25.49%

Barrow Hill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Barrow Hill 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 unemployment in Barrow Hill is both higher than the average for Derbyshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Barrow Hill than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitChesterfieldDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.6%13.1%13.5%


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

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