Socio-economic statistics for Barrowden, Rutland
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If you are thinking of moving to Barrowden 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 Barrowden to figures for Rutland and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Barrowden is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Barrowden Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Barrowden 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 Barrowden than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRutlandEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.6%13.5%

Barrowden Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRutlandEngland
United Kingdom93.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.7%9.4%

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

GradeRutlandEngland
AB31.90%22.96%
C131.08%30.92%
C219.69%20.64%
DE17.32%25.49%

Barrowden General Health Statistics

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

HealthRutlandEngland
Very Good50.38%47.17%
Good34.03%34.22%
Fair12.13%13.12%
Bad2.70%4.25%
Very Bad0.76%1.25%

Barrowden Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRutlandEngland
Owned39.3%30.6%
Mortgage31.1%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.6%15.4%
Other3.9%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Barrowden Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRutlandEngland
Age 0 to 45%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 175.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6%
Age 65 to 7411.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age42.439.3
Median Age4339

Barrowden Education Statistics

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

QualificationRutlandEngland
No Qualifications17.8%22.5%
Level 112.2%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 432.9%27.4%
Other3.5%5.7%



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

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