Socio-economic statistics for Cokenach, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Cokenach, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Cokenach, Hertfordshire

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

Cokenach 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.

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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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

BenefitNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%9.4%13.5%

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

Cokenach Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Cokenach and are from the UK Census of 2011. Cokenach 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. Cokenach also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Cokenach are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationNorth HertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications18%22.5%
Level 113.2%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.2%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 434.4%27.4%

Cokenach Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth HertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom89.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%3.7%
Outside the EU6.6%9.4%

Cokenach Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth HertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4039

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

GradeNorth HertfordshireEngland

Cokenach General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth HertfordshireEngland
Very Good50.19%47.17%
Very Bad0.81%1.25%

Cokenach Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorth HertfordshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)7.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

What is the population of Cokenach and North Hertfordshire?

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

Baldock East2970
Baldock Town7573
Hitchin Bearton9024
Hitchin Highbury8528
Hitchin Oughton5167
Hitchin Priory4827
Hitchin Walsworth8448
Hitchwood, Offa and Hoo7572
Letchworth East6379
Letchworth Grange7258
Letchworth South East7655
Letchworth South West7599
Letchworth Wilbury5417
Royston Heath5428
Royston Meridian5533
Royston Palace6152
Weston and Sandon2086
North Hertfordshire Total133463

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

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