Socio-economic statistics for New Barnet, Barnet
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If you are thinking of moving to New Barnet 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 New Barnet to figures for Barnet and nationally. These statistics can tell you if New Barnet is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

New Barnet Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in New Barnet 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in New Barnet than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBarnetEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%13.5%

New Barnet Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

New Barnet has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that New Barnet is an economically deprived area.

TenureBarnetEngland
Owned28%30.6%
Mortgage29.6%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.6%8.3%
Private Rented24.4%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

New Barnet General Health Statistics

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

HealthBarnetEngland
Very Good51.48%47.17%
Good32.97%34.22%
Fair10.99%13.12%
Bad3.42%4.25%
Very Bad1.14%1.25%

New Barnet Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of New Barnet and are from the UK Census of 2011. New Barnet 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. New Barnet also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of New Barnet are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationBarnetEngland
No Qualifications15.5%22.5%
Level 19.7%13.3%
Level 212.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.3%3.6%
Level 310.2%12.4%
Level 440.3%27.4%
Other10.9%5.7%

New Barnet Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBarnetEngland
United Kingdom61.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries10.4%3.7%
Outside the EU26.7%9.4%

New Barnet Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBarnetEngland
Age 0 to 47.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.7%6%
Age 65 to 746.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age36.839.3
Median Age3539

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

GradeBarnetEngland
AB33.18%22.96%
C132.80%30.92%
C214.37%20.64%
DE19.64%25.49%


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

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