Socio-economic statistics for Little Heath, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Little Heath, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Little Heath, Hertfordshire

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

Little Heath Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Little Heath are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Little Heath 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 Kingdom89.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%
Outside the EU7.1%9.4%

Little Heath General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good50.34%47.17%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Little Heath 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. Little Heath has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Little Heath Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.8%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 430.9%27.4%

Little Heath Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.7%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 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.439.3
Median Age4039

Little Heath 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Little Heath 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 Little Heath is both lower than the average for Hertfordshire 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 Little Heath than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.5%9.4%13.5%

Little Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)17.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.9%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

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

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