Socio-economic statistics for Blue Hill, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Blue Hill, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Blue Hill, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire

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

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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%
Apprenticeship3.2%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 433.5%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

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

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GradeEast HertfordshireEngland
AB33.49%22.96%
C133.60%30.92%
C218.54%20.64%
DE14.37%25.49%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire is also older than the average, making Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Blue Hill, Hertfordshire are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast HertfordshireEngland
Owned32.1%30.6%
Mortgage39.7%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.7%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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. Blue Hill, Hertfordshire is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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 Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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 Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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 Blue Hill, Hertfordshire 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%

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Blue Hill, Hertfordshire General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast HertfordshireEngland
Very Good52.53%47.17%
Good33.70%34.22%
Fair10.40%13.12%
Bad2.67%4.25%
Very Bad0.69%1.25%

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.

WardPopulation
East Hertfordshire Total0



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


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