Socio-economic statistics for Barrows Green, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Barrows Green, Nottinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Barrows Green, Nottinghamshire

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

Barrows Green General Health Statistics

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

Very Good42.05%47.17%
Very Bad1.50%1.25%

Barrows Green Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Barrows Green and are from the UK Census of 2011. Barrows Green has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

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No Qualifications31.4%22.5%
Level 116.4%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 312%12.4%
Level 415.1%27.4%

Barrows Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age4039.3
Median Age4139

Barrows Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Barrows Green are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Barrows Green is both higher than the average for Nottinghamshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Barrows Green than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.7%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.3%13.8%13.5%

Barrows Green Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom97%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.4%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%

Barrows Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Barrows Green has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Barrows Green is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)12.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.5%8.3%
Private Rented11.6%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

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


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

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