Socio-economic statistics for Heath Green, Worcestershire
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If you are thinking of moving to Heath Green 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 Heath Green to figures for Worcestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Heath Green is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Heath Green 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. Heath Green has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Heath Green General Health Statistics

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

Very Good49.05%46.47%47.17%
Very Bad1.10%1.16%1.25%

Heath Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.1%5.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%19.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.9%7.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.5%10.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%6.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.641.839.3
Median Age444339

Heath Green Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Heath Green and are from the UK Census of 2011. Heath Green has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Heath Green also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Heath Green are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications21.3%23%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.3%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.8%15.2%
Level 311.7%12.1%12.4%
Level 430.5%27.2%27.4%

Heath Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Heath Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Heath Green 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 Kingdom96%94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%2.9%9.4%

Heath Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)3%5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%9.2%8.3%
Private Rented7.9%11.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.2%1.3%

Heath Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Heath Green 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 Heath Green is both lower than the average for Worcestershire 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 Heath Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%11.5%13.5%

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

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