Socio-economic statistics for Catterick, North Yorkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Catterick, North Yorkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Catterick, North Yorkshire

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

Catterick Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age4039.3
Median Age4039

Catterick Immigration Statistics

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

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United Kingdom91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.8%9.4%

Catterick Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 218%15.2%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 427%27.4%

Catterick General Health Statistics

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

Very Good51.34%47.17%
Very Bad0.76%1.25%

Catterick 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.


Catterick Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)7.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%15.4%
Rent Free2.4%1.3%

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

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

BenefitRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%9.4%13.5%

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

What is the population of Catterick and Richmondshire?

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

Catterick & Brompton-on-Swale7117
Croft & Middleton Tyas3542
Gilling West2036
Hawes, High Abbotside & Upper Swaledale1812
Lower Swaledale & Arkengarthdale1740
Lower Wensleydale1947
Richmond East2005
Richmond North2166
Richmond West4100
Richmondshire Total53732

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

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