Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Hardwick Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Hardwick as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Hardwick is also older than the Northamptonshire average, making Hardwick a older persons location.

AgeWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.9%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2%2.3%
Mean Age39.639.139.3
Median Age403939

Hardwick General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Hardwick. The percentage of residents in Hardwick rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good43.68%46.83%47.17%
Good37.03%36.00%34.22%
Fair14.18%12.61%13.12%
Bad3.95%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.16%1.02%1.25%

Hardwick Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hardwick and are from the UK Census of 2011. Hardwick 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.

QualificationWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications25.7%22.3%22.5%
Level 116%15.2%13.3%
Level 216.5%16.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.1%3.6%
Level 310.8%11.9%12.4%
Level 420.4%24.1%27.4%
Other6.4%5.8%5.7%

Hardwick Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Owned29.9%29.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.5%38.7%32.8%
Shared1%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.4%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.3%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%13.4%15.4%
Other1.2%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Hardwick Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hardwick 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 Hardwick is both higher than the average for Northamptonshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.6%12.1%13.5%

Hardwick Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hardwick are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom87.6%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.8%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.9%5.8%9.4%

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

GradeWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
AB17.39%21.29%22.96%
C128.96%30.16%30.92%
C223.51%22.47%20.64%
DE30.14%26.08%25.49%


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

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