Socio-economic statistics for Holmfield, Calderdale

Socio-economic statistics for Holmfield, Calderdale
Socio-economic statistics for Holmfield, Calderdale

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

Holmfield Education Statistics

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

QualificationCalderdaleEngland
No Qualifications23.8%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.9%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 425%27.4%
Other4.2%5.7%

Holmfield 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. Holmfield is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Holmfield 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Holmfield is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitCalderdaleEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.8%13.5%

Holmfield rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Holmfield Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCalderdaleEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.639.3
Median Age4039

Holmfield Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCalderdaleEngland
United Kingdom92.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%9.4%

Holmfield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Holmfield has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Holmfield is a relatively affluent area.

TenureCalderdaleEngland
Owned31.2%30.6%
Mortgage35.3%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%8.3%
Private Rented14.8%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Holmfield 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.

GradeCalderdaleEngland
AB20.75%22.96%
C130.28%30.92%
C221.95%20.64%
DE27.01%25.49%

Holmfield General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Holmfield. The percentage of residents in Holmfield rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthCalderdaleEngland
Very Good46.34%47.17%
Good34.35%34.22%
Fair13.78%13.12%
Bad4.38%4.25%
Very Bad1.15%1.25%

What is the population of Holmfield and Calderdale?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Calderdale including Holmfield. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Brighouse11199
Calder12067
Elland12218
Greetland and Stainland11318
Hipperholme and Lightcliffe12245
Illingworth and Mixenden12805
Luddendenfoot10713
Northowram and Shelf11735
Ovenden12729
Park16371
Rastrick11212
Ryburn11546
Skircoat13571
Sowerby Bridge12111
Todmorden12414
Town13106
Warley14079
Calderdale Total211439



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


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