Socio-economic statistics for Horbury Bridge, Wakefield

Socio-economic statistics for Horbury Bridge, Wakefield
Socio-economic statistics for Horbury Bridge, Wakefield

Socio-economic statistics for Horbury Bridge, Wakefield

Statistics

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

Horbury Bridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureWakefieldEngland
Owned29%30.6%
Mortgage34.6%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Horbury Bridge Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Horbury Bridge are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Horbury Bridge 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.

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CountryWakefieldEngland
United Kingdom94.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.8%9.4%

Horbury Bridge 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. Horbury Bridge has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeWakefieldEngland
AB14.85%22.96%
C127.03%30.92%
C224.28%20.64%
DE33.84%25.49%

Horbury Bridge General Health Statistics

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

HealthWakefieldEngland
Very Good42.75%47.17%
Good34.04%34.22%
Fair15.53%13.12%
Bad5.99%4.25%
Very Bad1.70%1.25%

Horbury Bridge Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Horbury Bridge as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Horbury Bridge is also older than the average, making Horbury Bridge a older persons location.

AgeWakefieldEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4139

Horbury Bridge 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 Horbury Bridge 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Horbury Bridge 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 Horbury Bridge is both higher than the average for 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 Horbury Bridge than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitWakefieldEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.8%13.5%

Horbury Bridge Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Horbury Bridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Horbury Bridge 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.

QualificationWakefieldEngland
No Qualifications31.1%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%
Level 310.6%12.4%
Level 418.3%27.4%
Other4.9%5.7%



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

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