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If you are thinking of moving to High Shaw 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 Shaw to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if High Shaw is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

High Shaw Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned36.1%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage27.8%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.2%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%14.3%15.4%
Other8.1%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2.4%1.9%1.3%

High Shaw 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.

GradeRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
AB21.82%24.08%22.96%
C134.71%30.21%30.92%
C224.17%23.78%20.64%
DE19.30%21.93%25.49%

High Shaw Education Statistics

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

QualificationRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%20.8%22.5%
Level 115%12.7%13.3%
Level 218%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 427%29.2%27.4%
Other5.4%4.6%5.7%

High Shaw Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in High Shaw 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 High Shaw is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 High Shaw than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%9.4%13.5%

High Shaw Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of High Shaw are from the UK Census of 2011. Since High Shaw 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.

CountryRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom91.6%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU4.8%3.2%9.4%

High Shaw General Health Statistics

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

HealthRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good51.34%47.72%47.17%
Good33.45%34.48%34.22%
Fair11.52%13.17%13.12%
Bad2.93%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.76%0.99%1.25%

High Shaw Age Distribution Statistics

The population of High Shaw as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of High Shaw is younger than the North Yorkshire average.

AgeRichmondshireNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.5%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4042.839.3
Median Age404439



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

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