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

Lower Clapton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitHackneyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.8%13.5%

Lower Clapton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHackneyEngland
United Kingdom60.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries9%3.7%
Outside the EU28.4%9.4%

Lower Clapton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Lower Clapton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Lower Clapton 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

TenureHackneyEngland
Owned8.5%30.6%
Mortgage15.3%32.8%
Shared2.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)23.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)19.9%8.3%
Private Rented27.6%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Lower Clapton Education Statistics

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

QualificationHackneyEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 19%13.3%
Level 210%15.2%
Apprenticeship1%3.6%
Level 39.3%12.4%
Level 441.8%27.4%
Other9.4%5.7%

Lower Clapton 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.

GradeHackneyEngland
AB26.67%22.96%
C133.25%30.92%
C212.52%20.64%
DE27.56%25.49%

Lower Clapton General Health Statistics

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

HealthHackneyEngland
Very Good52.15%47.17%
Good30.74%34.22%
Fair10.90%13.12%
Bad4.54%4.25%
Very Bad1.67%1.25%

Lower Clapton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHackneyEngland
Age 0 to 47.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411%9.4%
Age 25 to 2913.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643%6%
Age 65 to 743.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over0.8%2.3%
Mean Age32.439.3
Median Age3039



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

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