Socio-economic statistics for Bayford, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Bayford, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Bayford, Hertfordshire

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

Bayford General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast HertfordshireEngland
Very Good52.53%47.17%
Very Bad0.69%1.25%

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

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GradeEast HertfordshireEngland

Bayford Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast HertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications17.2%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 433.5%27.4%

Bayford 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. Bayford is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Bayford is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bayford 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 Bayford is both lower than the average for Hertfordshire 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 Bayford than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.2%9.4%13.5%

Bayford rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Bayford Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast HertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age39.539.3
Median Age4039

Bayford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast HertfordshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.7%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Bayford Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEast HertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom92%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.3%9.4%

What is the population of Bayford and East Hertfordshire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in East Hertfordshire including Bayford. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

East Hertfordshire Total0

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

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