If you are thinking of moving to Howden Clough 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 Howden Clough to figures for Kirklees and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Howden Clough is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Howden Clough General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Howden Clough. The percentage of residents in Howden Clough rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Howden Clough Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Howden Clough as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Howden Clough is also older than the average, making Howden Clough a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.7%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.6%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.3%|
Howden Clough 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.
Howden Clough Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Howden Clough are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Howden Clough 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||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||8.6%||9.4%|
Howden Clough Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Howden Clough and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Howden Clough Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Howden Clough has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Howden Clough is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||12%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.2%||8.3%|
Howden Clough Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Howden Clough 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 Howden Clough is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.4%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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