Narborough, Leicestershire

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

Narborough Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Narborough are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Narborough 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 Kingdom93.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU4.6%9.4%

Narborough Education Statistics

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

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No Qualifications22.2%22.5%
Level 114.5%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 424.9%27.4%

Narborough 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 Narborough 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Narborough is both lower than the average for Leicestershire 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 Narborough than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%9.2%13.5%

Narborough rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Narborough General Health Statistics

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

Very Good47.51%47.17%
Very Bad0.88%1.25%

Narborough 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.


Narborough Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.939.3
Median Age4239

Narborough Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)1.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.8%8.3%
Private Rented9%15.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

What is the population of Narborough and Blaby?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Blaby including Narborough. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Blaby South5184
Cosby with South Whetstone5500
Croft Hill2406
Enderby and St John's5830
Narborough and Littlethorpe5268
North Whetstone5476
Ravenhurst and Fosse7049
Stanton and Flamville8854
Blaby Total101950

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

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