Daventry, Northamptonshire

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

Daventry General Health Statistics

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

Very Good48.44%47.17%
Very Bad0.91%1.25%

Daventry Immigration Statistics

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

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United Kingdom94%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

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


Daventry Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)4.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%8.3%
Private Rented11%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Daventry 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Daventry 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 Daventry is both lower than the average for Northamptonshire 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 Daventry than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9%12.1%13.5%

Daventry Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.9%22.5%
Level 114.8%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 428.8%27.4%

Daventry Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age40.939.3
Median Age4339

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

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