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

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

GradeNottinghamEngland
AB14.97%22.96%
C131.94%30.92%
C217.69%20.64%
DE35.39%25.49%

Highbury Vale General Health Statistics

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

HealthNottinghamEngland
Very Good46.14%47.17%
Good33.80%34.22%
Fair13.60%13.12%
Bad4.93%4.25%
Very Bad1.53%1.25%

Highbury Vale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Highbury Vale 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 Highbury Vale is both higher than the average for 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 Highbury Vale than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitNottinghamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19%13.5%

Highbury Vale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Highbury Vale has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Highbury Vale is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureNottinghamEngland
Owned19.9%30.6%
Mortgage25.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)20.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9%8.3%
Private Rented21.6%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Highbury Vale Education Statistics

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

QualificationNottinghamEngland
No Qualifications25.6%22.5%
Level 112.2%13.3%
Level 212.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.3%3.6%
Level 318.6%12.4%
Level 421.9%27.4%
Other6.5%5.7%

Highbury Vale Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Highbury Vale are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Highbury Vale has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryNottinghamEngland
United Kingdom80.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.8%3.7%
Outside the EU14.1%9.4%

Highbury Vale Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Highbury Vale as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Highbury Vale is also older than the average, making Highbury Vale a older persons location.

AgeNottinghamEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 2419.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5915.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.1%6%
Age 65 to 745.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age34.839.3
Median Age3039



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

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