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

Corby General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.94%46.83%47.17%
Very Bad1.36%1.02%1.25%

Corby Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom86.9%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries8%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.1%5.8%9.4%

Corby Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Corby and are from the UK Census of 2011. Corby has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

No Qualifications27.6%22.3%22.5%
Level 117.3%15.2%13.3%
Level 217.1%16.6%15.2%
Level 311.1%11.9%12.4%
Level 414.9%24.1%27.4%

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


Corby Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)17.7%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%13.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Corby Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Corby come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Corby is both higher than the average for Northamptonshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.7%12.1%13.5%

Corby Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Corby as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Corby is older than the Northamptonshire average.

Age 0 to 47.4%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.8%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.1%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.7%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.4%2%2.3%
Mean Age37.539.139.3
Median Age373939

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

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