If you are thinking of moving to Old Country 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 Old Country to figures for Herefordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Old Country is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Old Country Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Old Country and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||Herefordshire, County of||England|
Old Country Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Old Country 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 Old Country than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||10.7%||13.5%|
Old Country General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Old Country. The percentage of residents in Old Country rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||Herefordshire, County of||England|
Old Country Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Old Country as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Old Country is also older than the average, making Old Country a older persons location.
|Age||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||2.3%|
Old Country Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||3.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.5%||8.3%|
Old Country 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.
|Grade||Herefordshire, County of||England|
Old Country Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Old Country are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Country||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.6%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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