Howbrook, Barnsley

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

Howbrook Education Statistics

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

QualificationSheffieldEngland
No Qualifications24.3%22.5%
Level 112.3%13.3%
Level 213.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.6%
Level 315.8%12.4%
Level 425.7%27.4%
Other4.6%5.7%

Howbrook General Health Statistics

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

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HealthSheffieldEngland
Very Good46.73%47.17%
Good33.35%34.22%
Fair13.70%13.12%
Bad4.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.39%1.25%

Howbrook 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.

GradeSheffieldEngland
AB20.78%22.96%
C131.85%30.92%
C219.64%20.64%
DE27.74%25.49%

Howbrook Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Howbrook is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Howbrook are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Howbrook is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitSheffieldEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%13.5%

Howbrook rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Howbrook Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSheffieldEngland
Owned27.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Howbrook Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Howbrook as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Howbrook is also older than the average, making Howbrook a older persons location.

AgeSheffieldEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2414.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age37.939.3
Median Age3639

Howbrook Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySheffieldEngland
United Kingdom88.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU9.2%9.4%

What is the population of Howbrook and Sheffield?

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

WardPopulation
Beauchief and Greenhill19732
Beighton17896
Birley16997
Broomhill and Sharrow Vale23742
Burngreave30668
City34077
Crookes and Crosspool18089
Darnall23323
Dore and Totley18667
East Ecclesfield17715
Ecclesall20398
Firth Park22347
Fulwood19808
Gleadless Valley21226
Graves Park16840
Hillsborough19926
Manor Castle23915
Mosborough17136
Nether Edge and Sharrow23920
Park and Arbourthorne19817
Richmond19073
Shiregreen and Brightside21688
Southey19861
Stannington18590
Stocksbridge and Upper Don18496
Walkley30256
West Ecclesfield17288
Woodhouse17723
Sheffield Total589214



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


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