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

Lower Holloway Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Holloway and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lower Holloway has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Lower Holloway also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lower Holloway are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationIslingtonEngland
No Qualifications17%22.5%
Level 18%13.3%
Level 28.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship1%3.6%
Level 39.8%12.4%
Level 448.1%27.4%
Other7.8%5.7%

Lower Holloway General Health Statistics

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

HealthIslingtonEngland
Very Good51.61%47.17%
Good30.75%34.22%
Fair11.21%13.12%
Bad4.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.68%1.25%

Lower Holloway Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Lower Holloway has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Lower Holloway is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureIslingtonEngland
Owned11.3%30.6%
Mortgage17.1%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)26.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.3%8.3%
Private Rented25.6%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Lower Holloway Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeIslingtonEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to144.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2412.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 2914.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5915.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.5%6%
Age 65 to 744.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1%2.3%
Mean Age34.539.3
Median Age3139

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

GradeIslingtonEngland
AB35.39%22.96%
C133.15%30.92%
C29.97%20.64%
DE21.48%25.49%

Lower Holloway Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower Holloway are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower Holloway has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryIslingtonEngland
United Kingdom64.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland2.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries9.4%3.7%
Outside the EU23.3%9.4%

Lower Holloway Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Holloway 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 Lower Holloway is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitIslingtonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.1%13.5%


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

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