If you are thinking of moving to Norwood New Town 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 Norwood New Town to figures for Croydon and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Norwood New Town is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Norwood New Town Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Norwood New Town are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Norwood New Town 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.1%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||5.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||23.4%||9.4%|
Norwood New Town 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 Norwood New Town 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. Norwood New Town 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 Norwood New Town 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Norwood New Town is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.7%||13.5%|
Norwood New Town Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Norwood New Town and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Norwood New Town Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||9.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||7.9%||8.3%|
Norwood New Town 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.
Norwood New Town Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Norwood New Town as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Norwood New Town is also older than the average, making Norwood New Town a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.7%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.1%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.7%||2.3%|
Norwood New Town General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Norwood New Town. The percentage of residents in Norwood New Town rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Norwood New Town rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Norwood New Town is generally better than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.