Socio-economic statistics for Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Cherry Hinton, Cambridgeshire

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

Cherry Hinton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCambridgeEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.1%5.6%
Age 10 to144%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 2420%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 644%6%
Age 65 to 745.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age35.639.3
Median Age3139

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

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GradeCambridgeEngland
AB41.74%22.96%
C128.18%30.92%
C212.11%20.64%
DE17.97%25.49%

Cherry Hinton General Health Statistics

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

HealthCambridgeEngland
Very Good54.69%47.17%
Good31.97%34.22%
Fair9.70%13.12%
Bad2.85%4.25%
Very Bad0.78%1.25%

Cherry Hinton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cherry Hinton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cherry Hinton has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Cherry Hinton also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Cherry Hinton are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationCambridgeEngland
No Qualifications11.9%22.5%
Level 16.9%13.3%
Level 28.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.9%3.6%
Level 316.9%12.4%
Level 447.3%27.4%
Other6.4%5.7%

Cherry Hinton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Cherry Hinton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Cherry Hinton is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureCambridgeEngland
Owned24.9%30.6%
Mortgage22.5%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.4%8.3%
Private Rented23.9%15.4%
Other2.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Cherry Hinton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Cherry Hinton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Cherry Hinton has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryCambridgeEngland
United Kingdom70.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries10.6%3.7%
Outside the EU17.8%9.4%

Cherry Hinton 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Cherry Hinton 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 Cherry Hinton is both lower than the average for Cambridgeshire 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 Cherry Hinton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCambridgeCambridgeshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.3%8.7%13.5%

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

What is the population of Cherry Hinton and Cambridge?

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

WardPopulation
Abbey8984
Arbury8477
Castle10113
Cherry Hinton7941
Coleridge8893
East Chesterton8815
King's Hedges8145
Market7226
Newnham7920
Petersfield8450
Queen Edith's9210
Romsey8402
Trumpington14776
West Chesterton7711
Cambridge Total125063



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


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