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

Hopton on Sea Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureGreat YarmouthNorfolkEngland
Owned35.7%37.2%30.6%
Mortgage28.6%29.7%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)13.8%7.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.4%8.6%8.3%
Private Rented14.9%13.4%15.4%
Other1.5%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.6%1.3%

Hopton on Sea Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hopton on Sea are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hopton on Sea 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.

CountryGreat YarmouthNorfolkEngland
United Kingdom93.5%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.5%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%3.6%9.4%

Hopton on Sea Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Hopton on Sea as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeGreat YarmouthNorfolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.7%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.4%8.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%5.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.1%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.2%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%7.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%3%2.3%
Mean Age42.142.739.3
Median Age434339

Hopton on Sea Education Statistics

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

QualificationGreat YarmouthNorfolkEngland
No Qualifications32.8%26.3%22.5%
Level 115.7%14.3%13.3%
Level 216.1%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%4.2%3.6%
Level 310.6%11.8%12.4%
Level 414.2%21.9%27.4%
Other5.9%5.3%5.7%

Hopton on Sea Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hopton on Sea 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 Hopton on Sea is both higher than the average for Norfolk and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Hopton on Sea than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitGreat YarmouthNorfolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.4%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.3%13.2%13.5%

Hopton on Sea General Health Statistics

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

HealthGreat YarmouthNorfolkEngland
Very Good40.30%42.70%47.17%
Good36.01%36.62%34.22%
Fair16.58%15.06%13.12%
Bad5.48%4.37%4.25%
Very Bad1.63%1.25%1.25%

Hopton on Sea 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. Hopton on Sea has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeGreat YarmouthNorfolkEngland
AB11.24%18.49%22.96%
C127.77%29.55%30.92%
C225.45%24.92%20.64%
DE35.55%27.04%25.49%


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

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