Howley, Cheshire

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

Howley 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Howley 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitWarringtonTyne and Wear (Met County)England
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.3%4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13%18.4%13.5%

Howley rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Howley 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.


Howley Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications20.7%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 427.4%27.4%

Howley Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age39.539.3
Median Age4039

Howley Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU3%9.4%

Howley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Howley has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Howley is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)7.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%15.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Howley General Health Statistics

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

Very Good49.81%47.17%
Very Bad1.17%1.25%

What is the population of Howley and Warrington?

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

Bewsey and Whitecross12059
Burtonwood and Winwick6271
Chapelford and Old Hall11738
Culcheth, Glazebury and Croft11593
Fairfield and Howley11372
Great Sankey North and Whittle Hall9635
Great Sankey South11590
Latchford East9008
Latchford West7929
Lymm North and Thelwall10898
Lymm South6624
Penketh and Cuerdley9727
Poplars and Hulme12660
Poulton North9994
Poulton South6873
Rixton and Woolston9049
Stockton Heath6820
Warrington Total209397

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

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