Socio-economic statistics for Hook Bank, Worcestershire
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If you are thinking of moving to Hook Bank 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 Hook Bank to figures for Worcestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Hook Bank is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Hook Bank Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Owned42.5%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%35%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.4%9.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%11.3%15.4%
Other1.2%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.2%1.3%

Hook Bank Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hook Bank 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 Hook Bank 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 Hook Bank than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.5%11.5%13.5%

Hook Bank General Health Statistics

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

HealthMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Very Good45.57%46.47%47.17%
Good35.07%34.87%34.22%
Fair14.06%13.50%13.12%
Bad3.94%3.99%4.25%
Very Bad1.36%1.16%1.25%

Hook Bank Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%5.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.9%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416%19.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%7.2%6%
Age 65 to 7412.4%10.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 848%6.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.6%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age44.941.839.3
Median Age474339

Hook Bank Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hook Bank and are from the UK Census of 2011. Hook Bank 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. Hook Bank also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Hook Bank are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
No Qualifications20.3%23%22.5%
Level 111.2%13.3%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.9%3.6%
Level 311.4%12.1%12.4%
Level 433.9%27.2%27.4%
Other3.9%4.6%5.7%

Hook Bank Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
United Kingdom95%94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%2.9%9.4%

Hook Bank 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. Hook Bank has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
AB30.16%24.20%22.96%
C128.40%29.81%30.92%
C222.19%22.60%20.64%
DE19.25%23.39%25.49%


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

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