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

Howsham Education Statistics

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

QualificationRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications24%20.8%22.5%
Level 112.6%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.3%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.1%12.4%
Level 427.3%29.2%27.4%
Other4.4%4.6%5.7%

Howsham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned41.4%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage25.7%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.9%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.9%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%14.3%15.4%
Other2%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2.9%1.9%1.3%

Howsham Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.6%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.4%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.2%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.4%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7412.4%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.9%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.642.839.3
Median Age474439

Howsham Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.8%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2%3.2%9.4%

Howsham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Howsham 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 Howsham is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Howsham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%9.4%13.5%

Howsham General Health Statistics

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

HealthRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good45.52%47.72%47.17%
Good35.70%34.48%34.22%
Fair14.16%13.17%13.12%
Bad3.57%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad1.05%0.99%1.25%

Howsham 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.

GradeRyedaleNorth YorkshireEngland
AB21.46%24.08%22.96%
C126.26%30.21%30.92%
C228.74%23.78%20.64%
DE23.54%21.93%25.49%


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

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