Socio-economic statistics for Gospel Oak, Camden

Socio-economic statistics for Gospel Oak, Camden
Socio-economic statistics for Gospel Oak, Camden

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

Gospel Oak Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCamdenEngland
United Kingdom57.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland2.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries10.6%3.7%
Outside the EU29.5%9.4%

Gospel Oak Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeCamdenEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to144.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427%20.6%
Age 45 to 5915.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.2%6%
Age 65 to 745.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.4%2.3%
Mean Age35.739.3
Median Age3339

Gospel Oak General Health Statistics

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

HealthCamdenEngland
Very Good53.41%47.17%
Good30.56%34.22%
Fair10.42%13.12%
Bad4.16%4.25%
Very Bad1.44%1.25%

Gospel Oak Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCamdenEngland
Owned17.1%30.6%
Mortgage15.1%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)23%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.1%8.3%
Private Rented30.5%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Gospel Oak Education Statistics

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

QualificationCamdenEngland
No Qualifications12.7%22.5%
Level 16.8%13.3%
Level 27.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship0.8%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 450.5%27.4%
Other9.2%5.7%

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

GradeCamdenEngland
AB39.25%22.96%
C134.63%30.92%
C28.37%20.64%
DE17.75%25.49%

Gospel Oak 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. Gospel Oak is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Gospel Oak 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 Gospel Oak 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.

BenefitCamdenEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.9%13.5%

Gospel Oak rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019



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


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