Socio-economic statistics for Dalston, Hackney

Socio-economic statistics for Dalston, Hackney
Socio-economic statistics for Dalston, Hackney

Socio-economic statistics for Dalston, Hackney

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

Dalston Education Statistics

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

QualificationHackneyEngland
No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 19%13.3%
Level 210%15.2%
Apprenticeship1%3.6%
Level 39.3%12.4%
Level 441.8%27.4%
Other9.4%5.7%

Dalston Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHackneyEngland
Age 0 to 47.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411%9.4%
Age 25 to 2913.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643%6%
Age 65 to 743.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over0.8%2.3%
Mean Age32.439.3
Median Age3039

Dalston 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 Dalston 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. Dalston is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Dalston is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Dalston 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 Dalston is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitHackneyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.8%13.5%

Dalston rates 8/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Dalston Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHackneyEngland
United Kingdom60.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries9%3.7%
Outside the EU28.4%9.4%

Dalston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Dalston has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Dalston 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

TenureHackneyEngland
Owned8.5%30.6%
Mortgage15.3%32.8%
Shared2.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)23.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)19.9%8.3%
Private Rented27.6%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Dalston 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.

GradeHackneyEngland
AB26.67%22.96%
C133.25%30.92%
C212.52%20.64%
DE27.56%25.49%

Dalston General Health Statistics

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

HealthHackneyEngland
Very Good52.15%47.17%
Good30.74%34.22%
Fair10.90%13.12%
Bad4.54%4.25%
Very Bad1.67%1.25%


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


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