Socio-economic statistics for Harworth, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Harworth, Nottinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Harworth, Nottinghamshire

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

Harworth 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Harworth 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.8%13.8%13.5%

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

Harworth Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications28.5%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 420.2%27.4%

Harworth Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)12.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Harworth Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Harworth are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Harworth 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 Kingdom95.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%
Outside the EU2%9.4%

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


Harworth Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age41.539.3
Median Age4339

Harworth General Health Statistics

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

Very Good42.82%47.17%
Very Bad1.50%1.25%

What is the population of Harworth and Bassetlaw?

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

East Markham2672
East Retford East7169
East Retford North6391
East Retford South5044
East Retford West5245
Tuxford and Trent4489
Worksop East6523
Worksop North9476
Worksop North East6161
Worksop North West8412
Worksop South7283
Worksop South East8818
Bassetlaw Total118280

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

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