Socio-economic statistics for Netherton, Kirklees

Socio-economic statistics for Netherton, Kirklees
Socio-economic statistics for Netherton, Kirklees

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

Netherton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureKirkleesEngland
Owned32%30.6%
Mortgage35%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Netherton 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.

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GradeKirkleesEngland
AB19.22%22.96%
C129.13%30.92%
C221.77%20.64%
DE29.88%25.49%

Netherton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeKirkleesEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.439.3
Median Age3839

Netherton Education Statistics

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

QualificationKirkleesEngland
No Qualifications25.4%22.5%
Level 113.2%13.3%
Level 215%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%3.6%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 423.9%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%

Netherton General Health Statistics

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

HealthKirkleesEngland
Very Good45.53%47.17%
Good34.97%34.22%
Fair13.74%13.12%
Bad4.50%4.25%
Very Bad1.25%1.25%

Netherton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryKirkleesEngland
United Kingdom89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.6%9.4%

Netherton 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 Netherton 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 Netherton is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitKirkleesEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.4%13.5%

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

What is the population of Netherton and Kirklees?

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

WardPopulation
Almondbury18075
Ashbrow20572
Batley East19351
Batley West20735
Birstall and Birkenshaw16906
Cleckheaton17371
Colne Valley17715
Crosland Moor and Netherton19503
Dalton17309
Denby Dale16779
Dewsbury East20130
Dewsbury South19259
Dewsbury West22505
Golcar18240
Greenhead21230
Heckmondwike17363
Holme Valley North17202
Holme Valley South19432
Kirkburton16407
Lindley20822
Liversedge and Gomersal20079
Mirfield20043
Newsome24262
Kirklees Total441290



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


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