If you are thinking of moving to Hook 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 to figures for Cambridgeshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Hook is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Hook Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Hook has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Hook is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.2%||6.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.2%||9.1%||8.3%|
Hook 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 has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Hook Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hook and are from the UK Census of 2011. Hook 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.
Hook Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hook come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.2%||1.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.3%||8.7%||13.5%|
Hook Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hook are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||5.8%||5.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.4%||7.8%||9.4%|
Hook General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Hook. The percentage of residents in Hook rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Hook rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Hook is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Hook Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Hook as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Hook is also older than the Cambridgeshire average, making Hook a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.8%||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||9.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||6.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.7%||21.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.3%||19.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.9%||6.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.6%||8.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.3%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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