Socio-economic statistics for Fishers Green, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Fishers Green, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Fishers Green, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Fishers Green, Hertfordshire

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

Fishers Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Fishers Green as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Fishers Green is older than the Hertfordshire average.

AgeStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 47%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.1%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.2%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.9%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 747.1%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age37.83939.3
Median Age373939

Fishers Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationStevenageHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications21.5%18.2%22.5%
Level 118%13.8%13.3%
Level 217.9%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.2%3.6%
Level 311.8%11.8%12.4%
Level 422.1%32.1%27.4%
Other4.9%5%5.7%

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

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

BenefitStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.5%9.4%13.5%

Fishers Green rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Fishers Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryStevenageHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom88.2%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU7.9%8.6%9.4%

Fishers Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Very Good47.06%50.90%47.17%
Good35.68%33.92%34.22%
Fair12.69%11.25%13.12%
Bad3.55%3.07%4.25%
Very Bad1.02%0.85%1.25%

Fishers Green 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.

GradeStevenageHertfordshireEngland
AB19.65%30.43%22.96%
C132.30%32.67%30.92%
C222.97%18.87%20.64%
DE25.07%18.03%25.49%

Fishers Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureStevenageHertfordshireEngland
Owned22.2%30%30.6%
Mortgage36.1%36.8%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)22.8%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.6%9%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%12.1%15.4%
Other1%1%1.4%
Rent Free0.7%1%1.3%


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

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