Socio-economic statistics for Childwick Bury, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Childwick Bury, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Childwick Bury, Hertfordshire

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

Childwick Bury Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Childwick Bury as a whole, is younger than the national average.

AgeEngland
Age 0 to 4%6.3%
Age 5 to 9%5.6%
Age 10 to14%5.8%
Age 15 to 17%3.7%
Age 18 to 24%9.4%
Age 25 to 29%6.9%
Age 30 to 44%20.6%
Age 45 to 59%19.4%
Age 60 to 64%6%
Age 65 to 74%8.6%
Age 75 to 84%5.5%
Age 85 and over%2.3%
Mean Age39.3
Median Age39

Childwick Bury 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. Childwick Bury has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

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GradeEngland
ABnan%22.96%
C1nan%30.92%
C2nan%20.64%
DEnan%25.49%

Childwick Bury Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Childwick Bury are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryEngland
United Kingdom%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland%0.7%
Other EU Countries%3.7%
Outside the EU%9.4%

Childwick Bury Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Childwick Bury has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Childwick Bury is an economically deprived area.

TenureEngland
Owned%30.6%
Mortgage%32.8%
Shared%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)%8.3%
Private Rented%15.4%
Other%1.4%
Rent Free%1.3%

Childwick Bury Education Statistics

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

QualificationEngland
No Qualifications%22.5%
Level 1%13.3%
Level 2%15.2%
Apprenticeship%3.6%
Level 3%12.4%
Level 4%27.4%
Other%5.7%

Childwick Bury 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. Childwick Bury 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 Childwick Bury 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 Childwick Bury 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 Childwick Bury than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)%9.4%13.5%

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

Childwick Bury General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Childwick Bury. The percentage of residents in Childwick Bury rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.

HealthEngland
Very Goodnan%47.17%
Goodnan%34.22%
Fairnan%13.12%
Badnan%4.25%
Very Badnan%1.25%

What is the population of Childwick Bury and St Albans?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in St Albans including Childwick Bury. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Ashley8603
Batchwood7861
Clarence7723
Colney Heath6443
Cunningham7004
Harpenden East8038
Harpenden North7958
Harpenden South6773
Harpenden West8238
London Colney9687
Marshalswick North6890
Marshalswick South7607
Park Street7710
Redbourn6369
Sandridge4967
Sopwell7696
St Peters9290
St Stephen6664
Verulam7314
Wheathampstead6482
St Albans Total149317



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


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