Socio-economic statistics for Horsley, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Horsley, Derbyshire

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Horsley in Amber Valley 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 Horsley older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Horsley and Amber Valley? Is Horsley an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

Horsley Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Horsley 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 Horsley to the national average for England.
Level Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse England
No Qualifications 15.95% 18.08%
Level 1 9.58% 9.69%
Level 2 14.19% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 6.79% 5.32%
Level 3 18.77% 16.92%
Level 4 32.55% 33.92%

Horsley Health Statistics

Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse 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
Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse 47.4% 35.14% 12.72% 3.6% 1.14%
Amber Valley 44.43% 35.44% 14.5% 4.45% 1.18%
East Midlands 46.25% 34.83% 13.58% 4.16% 1.19%
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 Amber Valley changed since 2011?

Amber Valley residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 0.87% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 44.01% 34.99% 14.99% 4.75% 1.26%
2021 44.43% 35.44% 14.5% 4.45% 1.18%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How many residents own or rent their home in Horsley and Amber Valley

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Horsley either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 83 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 17 of Horsley residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse 83% 17%
Amber Valley 72.01% 27.99%
East Midlands 65.47% 34.53%
England 61.31% 38.69%

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

Horsley compared to other wards in Amber Valley

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Swanwick 84.43% 15.57%
2 Heage and Ambergate 83.53% 16.47%
3 Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse 83% 17%
4 Belper North 82.03% 17.97%
5 Alport 81.89% 18.11%
6 Duffield 80.54% 19.46%
7 Wingfield 80.48% 19.52%
8 Belper East 79.22% 20.78%
9 South West Parishes 78.5% 21.5%
10 Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook 77.12% 22.88%
11 Heanor and Loscoe 76.18% 23.82%
12 Codnor and Waingroves 75.83% 24.17%
13 Crich 74.34% 25.66%
14 Belper Central 72.95% 27.05%
15 Ripley and Marehay 71.43% 28.57%
16 Belper South 71.19% 28.81%
17 Ripley 68.14% 31.86%
18 Heanor East 67.67% 32.33%
19 Heanor West 63.41% 36.59%
20 Ironville and Riddings 62.98% 37.02%
21 Alfreton 59.27% 40.73%
22 Somercotes 57.46% 42.54%
23 Langley Mill and Aldercar 55.99% 44.01%
Horsley is ranked 3 out of 23 wards in Amber Valley for the percentage of home owners.

Horsley Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under 4.8%
5 - 9 years 4.88%
10 - 15 years 6.4%
16 - 19 years 3.15%
20 - 24 years 4.12%
25 - 34 years 11.02%
35 - 49 years 17.87%
50 - 64 years 22.9%
65 - 74 years 13.18%
75 - 84 years 8.5%
85 years & over 3.19%

Horsley 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 Amber Valley.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Amber Valley 2.7% 0.1%
East Midlands 3.4% -0.2%
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 Horsley 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 Horsley.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 57.34%
In Part-Time Work 27.33%
Unemployed 2.31%
72.67% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Horsley

What are the occupations of the residents of Horsley?

The largest employment sector in Horsley is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Elementary Occupations.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 19.85%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 16.68%
Associate Professional & Technical 14.75%
Skilled Trades 11.92%
Administrative & Secretarial 10.05%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 8.15%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 6.13%
Elementary Occupations 6%

Horsley & Amber Valley 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 Horsley in the Amber Valley local area district.

Horsley has a lower rate of immigrants than Amber Valley, the East Midlands region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse 97.1% 2.9%
Amber Valley 96.26% 3.74%
East Midlands 86.28% 13.72%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Horsley compared to other wards in Amber Valley

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Alfreton 93% 7%
2 South West Parishes 93.54% 6.46%
3 Duffield 93.58% 6.42%
4 Somercotes 94.81% 5.19%
5 Heanor West 95.57% 4.43%
6 Belper Central 96.08% 3.92%
7 Heanor East 96.13% 3.87%
8 Belper North 96.29% 3.71%
9 Ironville and Riddings 96.36% 3.64%
10 Alport 96.44% 3.56%
11 Belper South 96.49% 3.51%
12 Langley Mill and Aldercar 96.52% 3.48%
13 Belper East 96.85% 3.15%
14 Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse 97.1% 2.9%
15 Ripley 97.15% 2.85%
16 Heage and Ambergate 97.22% 2.78%
17 Ripley and Marehay 97.22% 2.78%
18 Codnor and Waingroves 97.35% 2.65%
19 Heanor and Loscoe 97.49% 2.51%
20 Wingfield 97.49% 2.51%
21 Crich 97.66% 2.34%
22 Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook 97.69% 2.31%
23 Swanwick 97.73% 2.27%
'; Horsley is ranked 14 out of 23 wards in Amber Valley for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

What is the population of Horsley and Amber Valley?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Amber Valley including Horsley. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Alfreton 8701
Alport 2691
Belper Central 5554
Belper East 6083
Belper North 4802
Belper South 5925
Codnor and Waingroves 5080
Crich 2677
Duffield 5196
Heage and Ambergate 5086
Heanor and Loscoe 5373
Heanor East 6148
Heanor West 6358
Ironville and Riddings 6451
Kilburn, Denby and Holbrook 7634
Langley Mill and Aldercar 5883
Ripley 9356
Ripley and Marehay 5739
Shipley Park, Horsley and Horsley Woodhouse 6555
Somercotes 6514
South West Parishes 3624
Swanwick 5131
Wingfield 2268
Amber Valley Total 128829



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

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