If you are thinking of moving to Norden 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 Norden to figures for Dorset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Norden is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Norden Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Norden has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Norden is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||%||8.3%|
Norden Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Norden and are from the UK Census of 2011. Norden 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.
Norden Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Norden as a whole, is younger than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||%||2.3%|
Norden Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Norden are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||%||9.4%|
Norden 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. Norden is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Norden 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Norden than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Norden General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Norden. The percentage of residents in Norden rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Norden 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. Norden has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
What is the population of Norden and Dorset?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Dorset including Norden. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Charminster St Mary's||4865|
|Colehill & Wimborne Minster East||9105|
|Cranborne & Alderholt||5133|
|Hill Forts & Upper Tarrants||4747|
|Littlemoor & Preston||9528|
|Lyme & Charmouth||5142|
|Lytchett Matravers & Upton||12748|
|Puddletown & Lower Winterborne||5555|
|Rodwell & Wyke||14199|
|South East Purbeck||4148|
|St Leonards & St Ives||7494|
|Stalbridge & Marnhull||4917|
|Stour & Allen Vale||5185|
|Upwey & Broadwey||4518|
|West Moors & Three Legged Cross||9101|
|Winterborne & Broadmayne||4309|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.