If you are thinking of moving to Holy Cross 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 Holy Cross to figures for Worcestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Holy Cross is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Holy Cross 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. Holy Cross has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Holy Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Holy Cross has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Holy Cross is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||3%||5.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7%||9.2%||8.3%|
Holy Cross Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Holy Cross are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Holy Cross 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||0.9%||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||2.9%||9.4%|
Holy Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Holy Cross 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 Holy Cross is both lower than the average for Worcestershire 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 Holy Cross than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.8%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||1.9%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.8%||11.5%||13.5%|
Holy Cross Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Holy Cross and are from the UK Census of 2011. Holy Cross 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. Holy Cross also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Holy Cross are better educated than the average England citizen.
Holy Cross General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Holy Cross. The percentage of residents in Holy Cross rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Holy Cross rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Holy Cross is generally better than in the average person in England.
Holy Cross Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Holy Cross as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Holy Cross is also older than the Worcestershire average, making Holy Cross a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||5.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||7.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.8%||19.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.8%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.9%||7.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.5%||10.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||6.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||2.6%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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