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

Middleton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom86.9%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries8%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU4.1%5.8%9.4%

Middleton Education Statistics

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

QualificationCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications27.6%22.3%22.5%
Level 117.3%15.2%13.3%
Level 217.1%16.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.1%3.6%
Level 311.1%11.9%12.4%
Level 414.9%24.1%27.4%
Other7.8%5.8%5.7%

Middleton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.7%12.1%13.5%

Middleton General Health Statistics

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

HealthCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good45.94%46.83%47.17%
Good35.16%36.00%34.22%
Fair13.13%12.61%13.12%
Bad4.40%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.36%1.02%1.25%

Middleton 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. Middleton has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
AB11.72%21.29%22.96%
C123.66%30.16%30.92%
C223.02%22.47%20.64%
DE41.60%26.08%25.49%

Middleton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Owned23.5%29.1%30.6%
Mortgage38.7%38.7%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17.7%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented14.2%13.4%15.4%
Other1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Middleton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Middleton as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Middleton is older than the Northamptonshire average.

AgeCorbyNorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 47.4%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.8%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.1%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.7%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.4%2%2.3%
Mean Age37.539.139.3
Median Age373939



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

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