Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Kirkbridge Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Kirkbridge as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Kirkbridge is also older than the North Yorkshire average, making Kirkbridge a older persons location.

AgeHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.1%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age43.542.839.3
Median Age464439

Kirkbridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned39.7%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage29.8%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.9%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.1%14.3%15.4%
Other3%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.9%1.3%

Kirkbridge 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.

GradeHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
AB26.60%24.08%22.96%
C130.79%30.21%30.92%
C223.17%23.78%20.64%
DE19.43%21.93%25.49%

Kirkbridge Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.5%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.1%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%3.2%9.4%

Kirkbridge Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Kirkbridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Kirkbridge 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. Kirkbridge also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Kirkbridge are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications19.6%20.8%22.5%
Level 112%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.1%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.1%12.4%
Level 432.1%29.2%27.4%
Other4%4.6%5.7%

Kirkbridge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Kirkbridge 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 Kirkbridge is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Kirkbridge than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.7%9.4%13.5%

Kirkbridge General Health Statistics

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

HealthHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good48.67%47.72%47.17%
Good34.42%34.48%34.22%
Fair12.60%13.17%13.12%
Bad3.33%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%0.99%1.25%


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

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