Socio-economic statistics for Hadley, Worcestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Hadley, Worcestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Hadley, Worcestershire

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

Hadley General Health Statistics

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

Very Good46.36%47.17%
Very Bad0.98%1.25%

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

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Hadley 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Hadley is both lower than the average for Worcestershire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Hadley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%11.5%13.5%

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

Hadley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Hadley has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Hadley is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.9%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Hadley Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom94.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%9.4%

Hadley 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.


Hadley Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications22.1%22.5%
Level 113.1%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.2%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 428.7%27.4%

Hadley Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.539.3
Median Age4539

What is the population of Hadley and Wychavon?

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

Bretforton and Offenham3010
Broadway and Wickhamford4885
Drakes Broughton2711
Droitwich Central2621
Droitwich East5446
Droitwich South East6240
Droitwich South West4994
Droitwich West5217
Elmley Castle and Somerville2524
Evesham North5419
Evesham South5429
Great Hampton3677
Harvington and Norton2788
Honeybourne and Pebworth2844
Little Hampton5899
Lovett and North Claines6924
Norton and Whittington3830
South Bredon Hill2427
The Littletons3223
Upton Snodsbury2705
Wychavon Total131084

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

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