If you are thinking of moving to Heddon-on-the-Wall 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 Heddon-on-the-Wall to figures for Northumberland and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Heddon-on-the-Wall is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Heddon-on-the-Wall General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Heddon-on-the-Wall. The percentage of residents in Heddon-on-the-Wall rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Heddon-on-the-Wall rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Heddon-on-the-Wall is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Heddon-on-the-Wall Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Heddon-on-the-Wall are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Heddon-on-the-Wall 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||0.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.6%||9.4%|
Heddon-on-the-Wall Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Heddon-on-the-Wall and are from the UK Census of 2011. Heddon-on-the-Wall 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.
Heddon-on-the-Wall 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.
Heddon-on-the-Wall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||10.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8%||8.3%|
Heddon-on-the-Wall Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Heddon-on-the-Wall as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Heddon-on-the-Wall is also older than the average, making Heddon-on-the-Wall a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.3%|
Heddon-on-the-Wall Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Heddon-on-the-Wall 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 Heddon-on-the-Wall is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14.6%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
Do you live in Heddon-on-the-Wall? Let us know what you think in the comments below.