North Heasley, Devon

Statistics

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

North Heasley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNorth DevonDevonEngland
United Kingdom95.5%94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%3.3%9.4%

North Heasley 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. North Heasley has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

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GradeNorth DevonDevonEngland
AB17.71%21.91%22.96%
C127.86%29.91%30.92%
C227.83%25.31%20.64%
DE26.59%22.87%25.49%

North Heasley General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth DevonDevonEngland
Very Good46.38%46.10%47.17%
Good33.85%34.70%34.22%
Fair14.16%14.00%13.12%
Bad4.34%4.04%4.25%
Very Bad1.27%1.16%1.25%

North Heasley 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 North Heasley 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 North Heasley 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 North Heasley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth DevonDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%10.8%13.5%

North Heasley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorth DevonDevonEngland
Owned39.1%40.4%30.6%
Mortgage29.4%29.8%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.4%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.4%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented15.9%14.6%15.4%
Other2.4%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.5%1.3%

North Heasley Age Distribution Statistics

The population of North Heasley as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeNorth DevonDevonEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.3%17%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%20.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%7.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%11.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.3%7.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.2%3.4%2.3%
Mean Age43.343.739.3
Median Age454539

North Heasley Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of North Heasley and are from the UK Census of 2011. North Heasley has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationNorth DevonDevonEngland
No Qualifications24.1%21.1%22.5%
Level 114.4%13.3%13.3%
Level 217.2%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.9%12.4%
Level 422.9%27.8%27.4%
Other4.3%4.3%5.7%



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

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