If you are thinking of moving to Hopwood 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 Hopwood to figures for Worcestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Hopwood is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Hopwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Hopwood has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Hopwood is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||3%||5.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7%||9.2%||8.3%|
Hopwood Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hopwood are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hopwood 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%|
Hopwood 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 Hopwood 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. Hopwood is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Hopwood 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Hopwood 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 Hopwood 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%|
Hopwood General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Hopwood. The percentage of residents in Hopwood rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Hopwood rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Hopwood is generally better than in the average person in England.
Hopwood Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hopwood and are from the UK Census of 2011. Hopwood 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. Hopwood also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Hopwood are better educated than the average England citizen.
Hopwood 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. Hopwood has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Hopwood Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Hopwood as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Hopwood is also older than the Worcestershire average, making Hopwood 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.