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

Northgate Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCrawleyWest SussexEngland
United Kingdom79.7%89.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.8%3.4%3.7%
Outside the EU13.7%6.1%9.4%

Northgate General Health Statistics

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

HealthCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Very Good47.61%46.97%47.17%
Good35.91%35.49%34.22%
Fair12.06%12.99%13.12%
Bad3.45%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%1.00%1.25%

Northgate Education Statistics

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

QualificationCrawleyWest SussexEngland
No Qualifications20.1%20%22.5%
Level 118%14.2%13.3%
Level 217.1%17%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.3%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.8%27.4%
Other8.5%5.2%5.7%

Northgate Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Northgate as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Northgate is older than the West Sussex average.

AgeCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Age 0 to 47.6%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%7.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.5%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.8%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.5%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.8%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 745.9%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.8%7.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%3.3%2.3%
Mean Age36.842.339.3
Median Age354339

Northgate Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Owned22.2%36.4%30.6%
Mortgage36.9%34.2%32.8%
Shared1.4%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)18.6%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.2%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented13.5%13.1%15.4%
Other1%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.4%1.3%

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

GradeCrawleyWest SussexEngland
AB17.70%25.07%22.96%
C133.86%33.63%30.92%
C223.00%21.45%20.64%
DE25.44%19.85%25.49%

Northgate Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Northgate 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Northgate than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.1%9.7%13.5%


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

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