How Wood, Hertfordshire

Statistics

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

How Wood General Health Statistics

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

HealthHertfordshireEngland
Very Goodnan%50.90%47.17%
Goodnan%33.92%34.22%
Fairnan%11.25%13.12%
Badnan%3.07%4.25%
Very Badnan%0.85%1.25%

How Wood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

How Wood has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that How Wood is an economically deprived area.

TenureHertfordshireEngland
Owned%30%30.6%
Mortgage%36.8%32.8%
Shared%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)%9%8.3%
Private Rented%12.1%15.4%
Other%1%1.4%
Rent Free%1%1.3%

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

GradeHertfordshireEngland
ABnan%30.43%22.96%
C1nan%32.67%30.92%
C2nan%18.87%20.64%
DEnan%18.03%25.49%

How Wood Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of How Wood and are from the UK Census of 2011. How Wood has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications%18.2%22.5%
Level 1%13.8%13.3%
Level 2%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship%3.2%3.6%
Level 3%11.8%12.4%
Level 4%32.1%27.4%
Other%5%5.7%

How Wood Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in How Wood 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 How Wood is both lower than the average for Hertfordshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in How Wood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)%9.4%13.5%

How Wood Age Distribution Statistics

The population of How Wood as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of How Wood is older than the Hertfordshire average.

AgeHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 4%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 9%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to14%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 17%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 24%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 29%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 44%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 59%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 64%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 74%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 84%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age3939.3
Median Age3939

How Wood Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of How Wood are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU%8.6%9.4%



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

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