Socio-economic statistics for Harper’s Brook, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Harper’s Brook, Northamptonshire
Socio-economic statistics for Harper’s Brook, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Harper’s Brook, Northamptonshire

Statistics

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

Harper's Brook Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Harper's Brook as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Harper's Brook is older than the Northamptonshire average.

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

Harper's Brook Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Harper's Brook and are from the UK Census of 2011. Harper's Brook 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.

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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%

Harper's Brook Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Harper's Brook 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%

Harper's Brook General Health Statistics

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

Harper's Brook 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%

Harper's Brook 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. Harper's Brook 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%

Harper's Brook 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 Harper's Brook 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. Harper's Brook 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 Harper's Brook 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 Harper's Brook 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%

Harper's Brook rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019



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

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