Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Hazlerigg 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.

GradeNewcastle upon TyneEngland
AB20.16%22.96%
C133.37%30.92%
C216.02%20.64%
DE30.44%25.49%

Hazlerigg Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hazlerigg 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 Hazlerigg is both higher than the average for 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 Hazlerigg than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitNewcastle upon TyneEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.9%13.5%

Hazlerigg Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNewcastle upon TyneEngland
United Kingdom86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%3.7%
Outside the EU10.4%9.4%

Hazlerigg Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Hazlerigg has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Hazlerigg is an economically deprived area.

TenureNewcastle upon TyneEngland
Owned22.4%30.6%
Mortgage27.1%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)23.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%8.3%
Private Rented17.5%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Hazlerigg Education Statistics

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

QualificationNewcastle upon TyneEngland
No Qualifications23.6%22.5%
Level 111.3%13.3%
Level 212.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 317.1%12.4%
Level 427.2%27.4%
Other4.9%5.7%

Hazlerigg General Health Statistics

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

HealthNewcastle upon TyneEngland
Very Good47.80%47.17%
Good31.80%34.22%
Fair13.57%13.12%
Bad5.28%4.25%
Very Bad1.55%1.25%

Hazlerigg Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNewcastle upon TyneEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2417.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645%6%
Age 65 to 746.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age36.939.3
Median Age3339



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

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