Socio-economic statistics for High Leven, Stockton-on-Tees

Socio-economic statistics for High Leven, Stockton-on-Tees
Socio-economic statistics for High Leven, Stockton-on-Tees

If you are thinking of moving to High Leven 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 High Leven to figures for Stockton-on-Tees and nationally. These statistics can tell you if High Leven is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

High Leven 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in High Leven 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in High Leven is both higher than the average for North Yorkshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in High Leven than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitStockton-on-TeesNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.2%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.5%9.4%13.5%

High Leven rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

High Leven Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age3939

High Leven General Health Statistics

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

Very Good46.35%47.17%
Very Bad1.48%1.25%

High Leven 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. High Leven has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


High Leven Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented11.9%15.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

High Leven Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of High Leven and are from the UK Census of 2011. High Leven 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.

No Qualifications23.8%22.5%
Level 113.9%13.3%
Level 216.9%15.2%
Level 313.6%12.4%
Level 422.8%27.4%

High Leven Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of High Leven are from the UK Census of 2011. Since High Leven 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 Kingdom95.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.1%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%9.4%

What is the population of High Leven and Stockton-on-Tees?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Stockton-on-Tees including High Leven. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Billingham Central7408
Billingham East7221
Billingham North8399
Billingham South6517
Billingham West5208
Bishopsgarth and Elm Tree6322
Hardwick and Salters Lane7894
Ingleby Barwick East10740
Ingleby Barwick West12850
Mandale and Victoria12326
Northern Parishes4236
Norton North6471
Norton South7905
Norton West5971
Parkfield and Oxbridge9512
Stainsby Hill6222
Stockton Town Centre7605
Western Parishes3522
Stockton-on-Tees Total197419

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

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