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

Northwood General Health Statistics

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

HealthDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Very Good47.09%44.39%47.17%
Very Bad1.06%1.34%1.25%

Northwood Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
United Kingdom96.7%96.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%1.2%3.7%
Outside the EU1.7%1.8%9.4%

Northwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)4.3%10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%4.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%10.8%15.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.3%1.3%

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

GradeDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland

Northwood Education Statistics

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

QualificationDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
No Qualifications21.5%25.7%22.5%
Level 112%14.1%13.3%
Level 215%16.2%15.2%
Level 311.1%12.1%12.4%
Level 433.4%23.7%27.4%

Northwood Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.3%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.8%5.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.9%19.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5923.2%21.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.5%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 7412%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.4%2.3%
Mean Age44.541.639.3
Median Age474339

Northwood Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Northwood 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 unemployment in Northwood is both lower than the average for Derbyshire 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 Northwood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitDerbyshire DalesDerbyshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.2%13.1%13.5%

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

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