Socio-economic statistics for Dudswell, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Dudswell, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Dudswell, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Dudswell, Hertfordshire

Statistics

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

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

GradeDacorumHertfordshireEngland
AB29.16%30.43%22.96%
C132.99%32.67%30.92%
C219.38%18.87%20.64%
DE18.47%18.03%25.49%

Dudswell General Health Statistics

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

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HealthDacorumHertfordshireEngland
Very Good50.34%50.90%47.17%
Good34.05%33.92%34.22%
Fair11.58%11.25%13.12%
Bad3.16%3.07%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%0.85%1.25%

Dudswell Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDacorumHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom89.4%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU7.1%8.6%9.4%

Dudswell Education Statistics

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

QualificationDacorumHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications18.8%18.2%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.8%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.2%3.6%
Level 311.6%11.8%12.4%
Level 430.9%32.1%27.4%
Other4.4%5%5.7%

Dudswell Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDacorumHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.4%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age39.43939.3
Median Age403939

Dudswell 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 Dudswell 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 Dudswell 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 Dudswell 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 Dudswell than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitDacorumHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.5%9.4%13.5%

Dudswell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDacorumHertfordshireEngland
Owned29.1%30%30.6%
Mortgage35.7%36.8%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.4%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.4%9%8.3%
Private Rented10.9%12.1%15.4%
Other1%1%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1%1.3%


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

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