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

Hornsey Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitHaringeyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.5%13.5%

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

GradeHaringeyEngland
AB27.92%22.96%
C131.47%30.92%
C213.77%20.64%
DE26.85%25.49%

Hornsey Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hornsey and are from the UK Census of 2011. Hornsey has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Hornsey also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Hornsey are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationHaringeyEngland
No Qualifications17.8%22.5%
Level 18.7%13.3%
Level 210.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship1%3.6%
Level 39.6%12.4%
Level 440.8%27.4%
Other12%5.7%

Hornsey Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Hornsey has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Hornsey is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureHaringeyEngland
Owned16%30.6%
Mortgage22.8%32.8%
Shared1.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%8.3%
Private Rented30.3%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Hornsey General Health Statistics

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

HealthHaringeyEngland
Very Good49.62%47.17%
Good33.57%34.22%
Fair11.16%13.12%
Bad4.18%4.25%
Very Bad1.48%1.25%

Hornsey Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hornsey are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hornsey has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryHaringeyEngland
United Kingdom55.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries14.9%3.7%
Outside the EU27.8%9.4%

Hornsey Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHaringeyEngland
Age 0 to 47.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911%6.9%
Age 30 to 4428%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.6%6%
Age 65 to 744.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over0.9%2.3%
Mean Age34.239.3
Median Age3239



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

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