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.
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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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%|
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.
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%|
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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.5%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2%||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 4||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.3%|
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.
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 Retford East||7169|
|East Retford North||6391|
|East Retford South||5044|
|East Retford West||5245|
|Tuxford and Trent||4489|
|Worksop North East||6161|
|Worksop North West||8412|
|Worksop South East||8818|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.