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

Blaydon Haughs Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blaydon Haughs 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 Blaydon Haughs is both higher than the average for 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 Blaydon Haughs than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitGatesheadEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.9%13.5%

Blaydon Haughs Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeGatesheadEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 749.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age40.539.3
Median Age4039

Blaydon Haughs Immigration Statistics

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

CountryGatesheadEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%9.4%

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

GradeGatesheadEngland
AB16.94%22.96%
C129.79%30.92%
C221.41%20.64%
DE31.87%25.49%

Blaydon Haughs General Health Statistics

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

HealthGatesheadEngland
Very Good42.61%47.17%
Good33.87%34.22%
Fair15.56%13.12%
Bad6.07%4.25%
Very Bad1.89%1.25%

Blaydon Haughs Education Statistics

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

QualificationGatesheadEngland
No Qualifications28%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.2%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Blaydon Haughs Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Blaydon Haughs has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Blaydon Haughs is an economically deprived area.

TenureGatesheadEngland
Owned25.9%30.6%
Mortgage32.3%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)22.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.6%8.3%
Private Rented11.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%


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

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