Socio-economic statistics for Nene, Northamptonshire

Socio-economic statistics for Nene, Northamptonshire
Socio-economic statistics for Nene, Northamptonshire

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

Nene Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast NorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.2%6%
Age 65 to 749.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.439.3
Median Age4239

Nene Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryEast NorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom93.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU3.5%9.4%

Nene General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast NorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good46.86%47.17%
Very Bad0.97%1.25%

Nene Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast NorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications22.3%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 217.6%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 424.2%27.4%

Nene Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast NorthamptonshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)2.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Nene 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.

GradeEast NorthamptonshireEngland

Nene 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. Nene is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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

BenefitEast NorthamptonshireNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.4%12.1%13.5%

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

What is the population of Nene and East Northamptonshire?

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

East Northamptonshire Total0

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

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