Osgathorpe, Leicestershire

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

Osgathorpe 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 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Osgathorpe 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 Osgathorpe than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth West LeicestershireLeicestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.1%9.2%13.5%

Osgathorpe rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Osgathorpe Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Osgathorpe are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Osgathorpe 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 West LeicestershireEngland
United Kingdom96.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU1.9%9.4%

Osgathorpe 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.

GradeNorth West LeicestershireEngland

Osgathorpe General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth West LeicestershireEngland
Very Good45.45%47.17%
Very Bad1.15%1.25%

Osgathorpe Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth West LeicestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239

Osgathorpe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Osgathorpe has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Osgathorpe is a relatively affluent area.

TenureNorth West LeicestershireEngland
Social Rented (Council)10.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Osgathorpe Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorth West LeicestershireEngland
No Qualifications26%22.5%
Level 113.2%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.2%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 424.3%27.4%

What is the population of Osgathorpe and North West Leicestershire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in North West Leicestershire including Osgathorpe. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ashby Castle2491
Ashby Holywell3128
Ashby Ivanhoe3324
Ashby Money Hill4040
Ashby Willesley2064
Ashby Woulds3083
Broom Leys2115
Castle Donington Castle2644
Castle Donington Central3167
Castle Donington Park1520
Castle Rock2499
Coalville East2797
Coalville West3173
Daleacre Hill2492
Ellistown & Battleflat2825
Holly Hayes2619
Hugglescote St John's1949
Hugglescote St Mary's3609
Ibstock East3117
Ibstock West2570
Long Whatton & Diseworth2540
Measham North2999
Measham South2577
Oakthorpe & Donisthorpe2906
Ravenstone & Packington3135
Sence Valley2950
Snibston North2644
Snibston South2470
Worthington & Breedon2827
North West Leicestershire Total104809

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

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