Socio-economic statistics for Charlton, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Charlton, Northamptonshire
Socio-economic statistics for Charlton, Northamptonshire

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

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

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Charlton 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Charlton is both lower than the average for Northamptonshire 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 Charlton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth NorthamptonshireNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.4%12.1%13.5%

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

Charlton Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth NorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications17.4%22.5%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 431.1%27.4%

Charlton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth NorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age41.139.3
Median Age4339

Charlton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth NorthamptonshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)2.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.5%8.3%
Private Rented9.9%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Charlton General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth NorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good50.72%47.17%
Very Bad0.77%1.25%

Charlton Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth NorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.6%9.4%

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

GradeSouth NorthamptonshireEngland

What is the population of Charlton and South Northamptonshire?

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

South Northamptonshire Total0

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

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