Socio-economic statistics for Greatham, Hartlepool

Socio-economic statistics for Greatham, Hartlepool
Socio-economic statistics for Greatham, Hartlepool

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

Greatham Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Greatham and are from the UK Census of 2011. Greatham has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationHartlepoolEngland
No Qualifications30.7%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.5%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 417.6%27.4%
Other4%5.7%

Greatham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Greatham has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Greatham is an economically deprived area.

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TenureHartlepoolEngland
Owned27.4%30.6%
Mortgage32.4%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.6%8.3%
Private Rented13.7%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Greatham Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHartlepoolEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 748.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

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

GradeHartlepoolEngland
AB12.72%22.96%
C125.61%30.92%
C223.84%20.64%
DE37.84%25.49%

Greatham 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 Greatham 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 Greatham is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Greatham than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitHartlepoolEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)7.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)22.8%13.5%

Greatham rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Greatham Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHartlepoolEngland
United Kingdom97.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%9.4%

Greatham General Health Statistics

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

HealthHartlepoolEngland
Very Good43.27%47.17%
Good32.73%34.22%
Fair15.87%13.12%
Bad6.29%4.25%
Very Bad1.85%1.25%

What is the population of Greatham and Hartlepool?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Hartlepool including Greatham. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Burn Valley8216
De Bruce8354
Fens and Rossmere8383
Foggy Furze8505
Hart9436
Headland and Harbour7431
Jesmond8244
Manor House10092
Rural West7628
Seaton9130
Victoria8417
Hartlepool Total93836



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


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