Socio-economic statistics for Knapthorpe, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Knapthorpe, Nottinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Knapthorpe, Nottinghamshire

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

Knapthorpe 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Knapthorpe 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Knapthorpe is both lower than the average for Nottinghamshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitNewark and SherwoodNottinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.1%13.8%13.5%

Knapthorpe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNewark and SherwoodEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age41.639.3
Median Age4339

Knapthorpe Education Statistics

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

QualificationNewark and SherwoodEngland
No Qualifications25.1%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.4%
Level 424.2%27.4%
Other4.5%5.7%

Knapthorpe General Health Statistics

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

HealthNewark and SherwoodEngland
Very Good44.86%47.17%
Good34.55%34.22%
Fair14.70%13.12%
Bad4.57%4.25%
Very Bad1.32%1.25%

Knapthorpe 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.

GradeNewark and SherwoodEngland
AB21.06%22.96%
C127.92%30.92%
C223.85%20.64%
DE27.17%25.49%

Knapthorpe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNewark and SherwoodEngland
Owned35.7%30.6%
Mortgage35%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4%8.3%
Private Rented11.6%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Knapthorpe Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNewark and SherwoodEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%



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


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