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

Hough Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hough Green come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Hough Green 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 Hough Green than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitKnowsleyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)4.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)26%13.5%

Hough Green Age Distribution Statistics

AgeKnowsleyEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age4039

Hough Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hough Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hough Green 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.

CountryKnowsleyEngland
United Kingdom97.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.4%9.4%

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

GradeKnowsleyEngland
AB11.05%22.96%
C127.71%30.92%
C222.01%20.64%
DE39.24%25.49%

Hough Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthKnowsleyEngland
Very Good46.03%47.17%
Good29.82%34.22%
Fair14.68%13.12%
Bad7.29%4.25%
Very Bad2.18%1.25%

Hough Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationKnowsleyEngland
No Qualifications34.7%22.5%
Level 115.2%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 415.5%27.4%
Other3.4%5.7%

Hough Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureKnowsleyEngland
Owned26.1%30.6%
Mortgage35.7%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.4%8.3%
Private Rented8.9%15.4%
Other0.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%


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

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