Socio-economic statistics for Horsham St Faith, Norfolk

Socio-economic statistics for Horsham St Faith, Norfolk

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Horsham St Faith in Broadland from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Horsham St Faith older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Horsham St Faith and Broadland? Is Horsham St Faith an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Horsham St Faith & Broadland Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Horsham St Faith in the Broadland local area district.

Horsham St Faith has a lower rate of immigrants than Broadland, the East of England region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Spixworth with St Faiths 96.6% 3.4%
Broadland 94.36% 5.64%
East 85.09% 14.91%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Horsham St Faith compared to other wards in Broadland

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Hellesdon South East 90.04% 9.96%
2 Thorpe St Andrew South East 90.43% 9.57%
3 Taverham North 92.26% 7.74%
4 Sprowston East 92.76% 7.24%
5 Drayton North 92.9% 7.1%
6 Hellesdon North West 93.56% 6.44%
7 Plumstead 93.67% 6.33%
8 Sprowston Central 93.71% 6.29%
9 Old Catton and Sprowston West 93.71% 6.29%
10 Thorpe St Andrew North West 94.35% 5.65%
11 Brundall 94.45% 5.55%
12 Taverham South 95.1% 4.9%
13 Blofield with South Walsham 95.12% 4.88%
14 Wroxham 95.29% 4.71%
15 Horsford and Felthorpe 95.46% 4.54%
16 Drayton South 95.47% 4.53%
17 Great Witchingham 95.48% 4.52%
18 Aylsham 95.92% 4.08%
19 Eynesford 96% 4%
20 Coltishall 96.16% 3.84%
21 Reepham 96.16% 3.84%
22 Marshes 96.48% 3.52%
23 Buxton 96.54% 3.46%
24 Burlingham 96.55% 3.45%
25 Hevingham 96.59% 3.41%
26 Spixworth with St Faiths 96.6% 3.4%
27 Acle 96.67% 3.33%
'; Horsham St Faith is ranked 26 out of 27 wards in Broadland for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Horsham St Faith Health Statistics

Spixworth with St Faiths has a lower proportion of residents (very_good_pc-$ward_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Spixworth with St Faiths 43.63% 37.76% 13.92% 3.68% 1.01%
Broadland 45.07% 36.44% 13.9% 3.65% 0.94%
East 48.28% 34.64% 12.5% 3.58% 1%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in Broadland changed since 2011?

Broadland residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 0.22% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 44.3% 36.99% 14.02% 3.61% 1.08%
2021 45.07% 36.44% 13.9% 3.65% 0.94%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Horsham St Faith Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Spixworth with St Faiths.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under 4.17%
5 - 9 years 5.14%
10 - 15 years 5.85%
16 - 19 years 3.45%
20 - 24 years 4.18%
25 - 34 years 10.26%
35 - 49 years 16.27%
50 - 64 years 23.13%
65 - 74 years 14.6%
75 - 84 years 10.41%
85 years & over 2.53%

Horsham St Faith Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of Broadland.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Broadland 1.8% -0.4%
East of England 3% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Horsham St Faith on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Horsham St Faith.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 55.4%
In Part-Time Work 32.04%
Unemployed 2.49%
67.96% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Horsham St Faith

What are the occupations of the residents of Horsham St Faith?

The largest employment sector in Horsham St Faith is Skilled Trades. The smallest employment sector is Process Plant & Machine Operatives.
Sector Proportion
Skilled Trades 15.65%
Professional Occupations 14.91%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 12.05%
Associate Professional & Technical 11.78%
Administrative & Secretarial 10.92%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 9.43%
Elementary Occupations 8.8%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 7.32%

How many residents own or rent their home in Horsham St Faith and Broadland

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Horsham St Faith either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 82.65 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 17.35 of Horsham St Faith residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Spixworth with St Faiths 82.65% 17.35%
Broadland 77.11% 22.89%
East 65.23% 34.77%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Horsham St Faith has a significantly higher level of home ownership than the national average. This is indicative or an economically wealthy area.

Horsham St Faith compared to other wards in Broadland

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Taverham South 87.66% 12.34%
2 Hellesdon South East 84.63% 15.37%
3 Drayton South 82.65% 17.35%
4 Spixworth with St Faiths 82.65% 17.35%
5 Plumstead 81.55% 18.45%
6 Hevingham 80.79% 19.21%
7 Hellesdon North West 80.3% 19.7%
8 Sprowston East 80.24% 19.76%
9 Thorpe St Andrew North West 79.71% 20.29%
10 Brundall 79.68% 20.32%
11 Wroxham 79.22% 20.78%
12 Old Catton and Sprowston West 78.85% 21.15%
13 Buxton 77.55% 22.45%
14 Burlingham 76.24% 23.76%
15 Blofield with South Walsham 76.05% 23.95%
16 Thorpe St Andrew South East 74.64% 25.36%
17 Great Witchingham 74.64% 25.36%
18 Sprowston Central 74.55% 25.45%
19 Horsford and Felthorpe 74.26% 25.74%
20 Marshes 73.76% 26.24%
21 Taverham North 72.71% 27.29%
22 Reepham 71.62% 28.38%
23 Aylsham 71.16% 28.84%
24 Acle 70.84% 29.16%
25 Coltishall 69.27% 30.73%
26 Drayton North 66.77% 33.23%
27 Eynesford 66.29% 33.71%
Horsham St Faith is ranked 4 out of 27 wards in Broadland for the percentage of home owners.

Horsham St Faith Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Horsham St Faith residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Horsham St Faith to the national average for England.
Level Spixworth with St Faiths England
No Qualifications 19.48% 18.08%
Level 1 11.81% 9.69%
Level 2 15.23% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 9.68% 5.32%
Level 3 18.51% 16.92%
Level 4 22.4% 33.92%

What is the population of Horsham St Faith and Broadland?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Broadland including Horsham St Faith. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Acle 2834
Aylsham 8906
Blofield with South Walsham 6225
Brundall 6315
Burlingham 2774
Buxton 2794
Coltishall 2843
Drayton North 2866
Drayton South 2468
Eynesford 3221
Great Witchingham 2820
Hellesdon North West 5889
Hellesdon South East 5574
Hevingham 3048
Horsford and Felthorpe 5567
Marshes 3257
Old Catton and Sprowston West 8531
Plumstead 3572
Reepham 2684
Spixworth with St Faiths 5422
Sprowston Central 5421
Sprowston East 8716
Taverham North 5607
Taverham South 4487
Thorpe St Andrew North West 7332
Thorpe St Andrew South East 7225
Wroxham 5533
Broadland Total 131931



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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