Socio-economic statistics for Blue Hill, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Blue Hill, Hertfordshire in East Hertfordshire from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire and East Hertfordshire? Is Blue Hill, Hertfordshire an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Blue Hill, Hertfordshire residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Blue Hill, Hertfordshire to the national average for England.
Level Watton-at-Stone England
No Qualifications 13.6% 18.08%
Level 1 9.31% 9.69%
Level 2 15.68% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 5.15% 5.32%
Level 3 16.86% 16.92%
Level 4 37.32% 33.92%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Health Statistics

Watton-at-Stone has more residents (very_good_pc-$country_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Watton-at-Stone 51.91% 33.56% 10.89% 3.02% 0.61%
East Hertfordshire 53.98% 32.54% 10.17% 2.61% 0.7%
East 48.28% 34.64% 12.5% 3.58% 1%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Watton-at-Stone.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under
5 - 9 years
10 - 15 years
16 - 19 years
20 - 24 years
25 - 34 years
35 - 49 years
50 - 64 years
65 - 74 years
75 - 84 years
85 years & over

How many residents own or rent their home in Blue Hill, Hertfordshire and East Hertfordshire

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Blue Hill, Hertfordshire either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 66.39 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 33.61 of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Watton-at-Stone 66.39% 33.61%
East Hertfordshire 69.35% 30.65%
East 65.23% 34.77%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire has a higher level of home ownership than than the national average.

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire compared to other wards in East Hertfordshire

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Bishop's Stortford South 83% 17%
2 Thundridge & Standon 78.49% 21.51%
3 Datchworth & Aston 77.18% 22.82%
4 Bishop's Stortford Silverleys 76.91% 23.09%
5 Hertford Rural South 76.29% 23.71%
6 Sawbridgeworth 76.28% 23.72%
7 Little Hadham 76.03% 23.97%
8 Ware St Mary's 75.94% 24.06%
9 Buntingford 74.79% 25.21%
10 Mundens and Cottered 73.59% 26.41%
11 Hertford Bengeo 73.53% 26.47%
12 Hertford Rural North 73.42% 26.58%
13 Braughing 73.39% 26.61%
14 Puckeridge 72.87% 27.13%
15 Great Amwell 72.05% 27.95%
16 Hertford Kingsmead 70.53% 29.47%
17 Hunsdon 70.31% 29.69%
18 Ware Trinity 70.14% 29.86%
19 Walkern 69.63% 30.37%
20 Hertford Heath 69.03% 30.97%
21 Much Hadham 68.95% 31.05%
22 Stanstead Abbots 68.43% 31.57%
23 Bishop's Stortford All Saints 66.91% 33.09%
24 Watton-at-Stone 66.39% 33.61%
25 Bishop's Stortford Meads 64.97% 35.03%
26 Ware Christchurch 62.98% 37.02%
27 Hertford Castle 59.96% 40.04%
28 Ware Chadwell 59.91% 40.09%
29 Hertford Sele 55.16% 44.84%
30 Bishop's Stortford Central 54.28% 45.72%
Blue Hill, Hertfordshire is ranked 24 out of 30 wards in East Hertfordshire for the percentage of home owners.

What are the occupations of the residents of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire?

The largest employment sector in Blue Hill, Hertfordshire is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Process Plant & Machine Operatives.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 23.09%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 17.81%
Associate Professional & Technical 13.89%
Skilled Trades 11.85%
Administrative & Secretarial 10.57%
Elementary Occupations 7.02%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 6.11%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 4.08%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of East Hertfordshire.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
East Hertfordshire 1.9% -0.3%
East of England 3% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Blue Hill, Hertfordshire on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Blue Hill, Hertfordshire.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 60.66%
In Part-Time Work 24.94%
Unemployed 3.38%
75.06% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Blue Hill, Hertfordshire

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire & East Hertfordshire Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Blue Hill, Hertfordshire in the East Hertfordshire local area district.

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire has a lower rate of immigrants than East Hertfordshire, the East of England region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Watton-at-Stone 94.49% 5.51%
East Hertfordshire 89.17% 10.83%
East 85.09% 14.91%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire compared to other wards in East Hertfordshire

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Bishop's Stortford Meads 78.17% 21.83%
2 Bishop's Stortford Central 78.3% 21.7%
3 Bishop's Stortford All Saints 80.23% 19.77%
4 Bishop's Stortford Silverleys 85.65% 14.35%
5 Bishop's Stortford South 87.02% 12.98%
6 Hertford Castle 87.22% 12.78%
7 Ware Chadwell 88.22% 11.78%
8 Hertford Sele 89.63% 10.37%
9 Ware Christchurch 90.08% 9.92%
10 Hertford Kingsmead 90.29% 9.71%
11 Hertford Heath 91.16% 8.84%
12 Hertford Bengeo 91.68% 8.32%
13 Sawbridgeworth 91.86% 8.14%
14 Hertford Rural South 91.86% 8.14%
15 Stanstead Abbots 92.4% 7.6%
16 Ware Trinity 92.41% 7.59%
17 Ware St Mary's 92.69% 7.31%
18 Much Hadham 92.9% 7.1%
19 Hertford Rural North 93.05% 6.95%
20 Great Amwell 93.17% 6.83%
21 Hunsdon 93.36% 6.64%
22 Datchworth & Aston 93.8% 6.2%
23 Buntingford 94.34% 5.66%
24 Little Hadham 94.39% 5.61%
25 Walkern 94.4% 5.6%
26 Braughing 94.49% 5.51%
27 Watton-at-Stone 94.49% 5.51%
28 Mundens and Cottered 94.56% 5.44%
29 Thundridge & Standon 94.56% 5.44%
30 Puckeridge 94.68% 5.32%
'; Blue Hill, Hertfordshire is ranked 27 out of 30 wards in East Hertfordshire for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

What is the population of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire and East Hertfordshire?

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

Ward Population
East Hertfordshire Total 0



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.



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