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

Hay Street, Hertfordshire Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hay Street, Hertfordshire are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hay Street, Hertfordshire 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.

CountryEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom92%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU4.3%8.6%9.4%

Hay Street, Hertfordshire General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Very Good52.53%50.90%47.17%
Good33.70%33.92%34.22%
Fair10.40%11.25%13.12%
Bad2.67%3.07%4.25%
Very Bad0.69%0.85%1.25%

Hay Street, Hertfordshire 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. Hay Street, Hertfordshire has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
AB33.49%30.43%22.96%
C133.60%32.67%30.92%
C218.54%18.87%20.64%
DE14.37%18.03%25.49%

Hay Street, Hertfordshire Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age39.53939.3
Median Age403939

Hay Street, Hertfordshire Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hay Street, Hertfordshire and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications17.2%18.2%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.8%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.2%3.2%3.6%
Level 311.9%11.8%12.4%
Level 433.5%32.1%27.4%
Other4%5%5.7%

Hay Street, Hertfordshire Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hay Street, Hertfordshire come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Hay Street, Hertfordshire is both lower than the average for Hertfordshire 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 Hay Street, Hertfordshire than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.2%9.4%13.5%

Hay Street, Hertfordshire Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Owned32.1%30%30.6%
Mortgage39.7%36.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.7%9%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%12.1%15.4%
Other1%1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1%1.3%


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

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