Old Hunstanton, Norfolk

Statistics

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

Old Hunstanton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Old Hunstanton are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
United Kingdom92.3%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.9%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU3.4%3.6%9.4%

Old Hunstanton 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 Old Hunstanton 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Old Hunstanton 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Old Hunstanton is both lower than the average for Norfolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.8%13.2%13.5%

Old Hunstanton Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Old Hunstanton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Old Hunstanton 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.

QualificationKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
No Qualifications29.3%26.3%22.5%
Level 114.5%14.3%13.3%
Level 216.2%16.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%4.2%3.6%
Level 311%11.8%12.4%
Level 419.1%21.9%27.4%
Other6.1%5.3%5.7%

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

GradeKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
AB15.96%18.49%22.96%
C127.55%29.55%30.92%
C226.60%24.92%20.64%
DE29.89%27.04%25.49%

Old Hunstanton General Health Statistics

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

HealthKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Very Good40.91%42.70%47.17%
Good37.08%36.62%34.22%
Fair15.90%15.06%13.12%
Bad4.80%4.37%4.25%
Very Bad1.31%1.25%1.25%

Old Hunstanton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Owned39.6%37.2%30.6%
Mortgage29.9%29.7%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.1%7.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.2%8.6%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%13.4%15.4%
Other2.3%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free2.1%1.6%1.3%

Old Hunstanton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Old Hunstanton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Old Hunstanton is also older than the Norfolk average, making Old Hunstanton a older persons location.

AgeKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%8.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%5.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.3%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.7%19.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.6%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7412.1%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.9%7.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%3%2.3%
Mean Age43.542.739.3
Median Age454339



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

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