Socio-economic statistics for Great Houghton, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Great Houghton, Northamptonshire
Socio-economic statistics for Great Houghton, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Great Houghton, Northamptonshire

Statistics

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

Great Houghton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom83.7%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries6%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU9.2%5.8%9.4%

Great Houghton 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 Great Houghton 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. Great Houghton is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Great Houghton 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Great Houghton is both higher than the average for Northamptonshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.6%12.1%13.5%

Great Houghton Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications22.5%22.3%22.5%
Level 114.9%15.2%13.3%
Level 215.8%16.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%4.1%3.6%
Level 312.4%11.9%12.4%
Level 423.7%24.1%27.4%
Other7.1%5.8%5.7%

Great Houghton 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.

GradeNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
AB19.12%21.29%22.96%
C131.73%30.16%30.92%
C221.00%22.47%20.64%
DE28.14%26.08%25.49%

Great Houghton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Great Houghton as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Great Houghton is older than the Northamptonshire average.

AgeNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 47.5%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.9%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 298%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.2%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.4%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 747%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.4%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2%2.3%
Mean Age37.139.139.3
Median Age363939

Great Houghton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Owned25.1%29.1%30.6%
Mortgage37.5%38.7%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.8%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.3%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented16.5%13.4%15.4%
Other1.3%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%1.3%

Great Houghton General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good46.38%46.83%47.17%
Good36.47%36.00%34.22%
Fair12.51%12.61%13.12%
Bad3.61%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.03%1.02%1.25%


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

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