Socio-economic statistics for Heddon-on-the-Wall, Northumberland
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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.

HealthNorthumberlandEngland
Very Good43.98%47.17%
Good34.32%34.22%
Fair15.37%13.12%
Bad4.95%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.25%

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.

CountryNorthumberlandEngland
United Kingdom97.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%3.7%
Outside the EU1.6%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.

QualificationNorthumberlandEngland
No Qualifications23.9%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 425.6%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

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.

GradeNorthumberlandEngland
AB19.41%22.96%
C129.74%30.92%
C223.43%20.64%
DE27.42%25.49%

Heddon-on-the-Wall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorthumberlandEngland
Owned33.3%30.6%
Mortgage32.6%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

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.

AgeNorthumberlandEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.839.3
Median Age4539

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.

BenefitNorthumberlandEngland
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.

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