Socio-economic statistics for Horkstow Wolds, North Lincolnshire

Socio-economic statistics for Horkstow Wolds, North Lincolnshire
Socio-economic statistics for Horkstow Wolds, North Lincolnshire

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

Horkstow Wolds Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Horkstow Wolds are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Horkstow Wolds 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.

CountryNorth LincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

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

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GradeNorth LincolnshireEngland
AB15.66%22.96%
C124.92%30.92%
C226.48%20.64%
DE32.94%25.49%

Horkstow Wolds Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth LincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239

Horkstow Wolds Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Horkstow Wolds has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Horkstow Wolds is a relatively affluent area.

TenureNorth LincolnshireEngland
Owned33%30.6%
Mortgage36.5%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.5%8.3%
Private Rented12%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Horkstow Wolds 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 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 Horkstow Wolds 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 Horkstow Wolds is both higher than the average for Lincolnshire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNorth LincolnshireLincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4%2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.3%13.3%13.5%

Horkstow Wolds rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Horkstow Wolds General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Horkstow Wolds. The percentage of residents in Horkstow Wolds rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthNorth LincolnshireEngland
Very Good43.74%47.17%
Good35.76%34.22%
Fair14.73%13.12%
Bad4.53%4.25%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%

Horkstow Wolds Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth LincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications26.2%22.5%
Level 115.8%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.9%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 419.5%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%



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


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