If you are thinking of moving to Houghton St Giles 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 Houghton St Giles to figures for Norfolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Houghton St Giles is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Houghton St Giles Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Houghton St Giles are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Houghton St Giles 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.7%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.1%||3.6%||9.4%|
Houghton St Giles Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||2.4%||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.4%||8.6%||8.3%|
Houghton St Giles General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Houghton St Giles. The percentage of residents in Houghton St Giles rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Houghton St Giles rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Houghton St Giles is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Houghton St Giles Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Houghton St Giles and are from the UK Census of 2011. Houghton St Giles 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.
Houghton St Giles Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Houghton St Giles 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 Houghton St Giles is both lower than the average for Norfolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.3%||3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.2%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.4%||13.2%||13.5%|
Houghton St Giles Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Houghton St Giles as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Houghton St Giles is also older than the Norfolk average, making Houghton St Giles a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.3%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.1%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.9%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.4%||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.4%||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.2%||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||14.4%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.6%||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||9.1%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||14.6%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||10.1%||7.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||4.1%||3%||2.3%|
Houghton St Giles 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. Houghton St Giles has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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