If you are thinking of moving to Histon 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 Histon to figures for Cambridgeshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Histon is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Histon 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. Histon has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Histon Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Histon and are from the UK Census of 2011. Histon has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Histon also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Histon are better educated than the average England citizen.
Histon Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Histon 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 Histon is both lower than the average for Cambridgeshire 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 Histon than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.1%||1.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.1%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.4%||8.7%||13.5%|
Histon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Histon has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Histon is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||9.1%||6.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.1%||9.1%||8.3%|
Histon General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Histon. The percentage of residents in Histon rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Histon rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Histon is generally better than in the average person in England.
Histon Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Histon are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.7%||5.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6.9%||7.8%||9.4%|
Histon Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Histon as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Histon is also older than the Cambridgeshire average, making Histon a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.3%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.1%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||9.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.4%||6.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.5%||21.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.8%||19.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.6%||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.8%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.5%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.3%||2.3%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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