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

Costhorpe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBassetlawNottinghamshireEngland
Owned34.2%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage35.3%35.9%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.9%9.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3%4.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%11.9%15.4%
Other1.3%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%1.3%

Costhorpe Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBassetlawNottinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom95.3%94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU2%2.8%9.4%

Costhorpe Education Statistics

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

QualificationBassetlawNottinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications28.5%25.5%22.5%
Level 114.6%14%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.2%12.4%
Level 420.2%24%27.4%
Other4.8%4.4%5.7%

Costhorpe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBassetlawNottinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.1%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.2%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.541.139.3
Median Age434239

Costhorpe Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Costhorpe 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.

BenefitBassetlawNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.8%13.8%13.5%

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

GradeBassetlawNottinghamshireEngland
AB16.43%21.25%22.96%
C126.17%29.09%30.92%
C225.61%23.04%20.64%
DE31.79%26.62%25.49%

Costhorpe General Health Statistics

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

HealthBassetlawNottinghamshireEngland
Very Good42.82%44.80%47.17%
Good34.68%34.40%34.22%
Fair15.77%14.75%13.12%
Bad5.24%4.71%4.25%
Very Bad1.50%1.33%1.25%


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

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