Socio-economic statistics for Hail Weston, Cambridgeshire

Socio-economic statistics for Hail Weston, Cambridgeshire
Socio-economic statistics for Hail Weston, Cambridgeshire

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

Hail Weston Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHuntingdonshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age39.939.3
Median Age4139

Hail Weston Education Statistics

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

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QualificationHuntingdonshireEngland
No Qualifications19.2%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 427.9%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%

Hail Weston General Health Statistics

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

HealthHuntingdonshireEngland
Very Good48.77%47.17%
Good35.67%34.22%
Fair11.61%13.12%
Bad3.09%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%1.25%

Hail Weston 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.

GradeHuntingdonshireEngland
AB26.50%22.96%
C132.71%30.92%
C221.50%20.64%
DE19.29%25.49%

Hail Weston 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. Hail Weston 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 Hail Weston 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 Hail Weston is both lower than the average for Cambridgeshire 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 Hail Weston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHuntingdonshireCambridgeshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%8.7%13.5%

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

Hail Weston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHuntingdonshireEngland
Owned32%30.6%
Mortgage39.3%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.3%8.3%
Private Rented12.5%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Hail Weston Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHuntingdonshireEngland
United Kingdom90.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU5.5%9.4%

What is the population of Hail Weston and Huntingdonshire?

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

WardPopulation
Alconbury4573
Brampton8543
Buckden3272
Fenstanton3748
Godmanchester & Hemingford Abbots9437
Great Paxton2984
Great Staughton4462
Hemingford Grey & Houghton6337
Holywell-cum-Needingworth6728
Huntingdon East6958
Huntingdon North13148
Kimbolton3454
Ramsey10283
Sawtry6549
Somersham3759
St Ives East6737
St Ives South7961
St Ives West2955
St Neots East3919
St Neots Eatons10998
St Neots Eynesbury12282
St Neots Priory Park & Little Paxton10335
Stilton, Folksworth & Washingley6464
The Stukeleys4665
Warboys7163
Yaxley11271
Huntingdonshire Total178985



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


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