Socio-economic statistics for Gretton, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Gretton, Northamptonshire
Socio-economic statistics for Gretton, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Gretton, Northamptonshire

Statistics

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

Gretton Education Statistics

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

QualificationCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications27.6%22.3%22.5%
Level 117.3%15.2%13.3%
Level 217.1%16.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.1%11.9%12.4%
Level 414.9%24.1%27.4%
Other7.8%5.8%5.7%

Gretton Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 47.4%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.8%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.1%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.7%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.4%2%2.3%
Mean Age37.539.139.3
Median Age373939

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

GradeCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
AB11.72%21.29%22.96%
C123.66%30.16%30.92%
C223.02%22.47%20.64%
DE41.60%26.08%25.49%

Gretton 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 Gretton 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. Gretton 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 Gretton 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 Gretton is both higher than the average for Northamptonshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.7%12.1%13.5%

Gretton General Health Statistics

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

HealthCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good45.94%46.83%47.17%
Good35.16%36.00%34.22%
Fair13.13%12.61%13.12%
Bad4.40%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.36%1.02%1.25%

Gretton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Owned23.5%29.1%30.6%
Mortgage38.7%38.7%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.7%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%13.4%15.4%
Other1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Gretton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom86.9%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries8%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.1%5.8%9.4%



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

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