Socio-economic statistics for Pitstone, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Pitstone, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Pitstone, Hertfordshire

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

Pitstone Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.8%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 430.9%27.4%

Pitstone Immigration Statistics

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

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United Kingdom89.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.5%3.7%
Outside the EU7.1%9.4%

Pitstone Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)17.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.9%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Pitstone General Health Statistics

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

Very Good50.34%47.17%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Pitstone Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age39.439.3
Median Age4039

Pitstone 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Pitstone 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 Pitstone is both lower than the average for Hertfordshire 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 Pitstone than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.5%9.4%13.5%

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

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


What is the population of Pitstone and Dacorum?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Dacorum including Pitstone. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Adeyfield East7234
Adeyfield West5688
Aldbury and Wigginton2383
Apsley and Corner Hall10791
Bennetts End6157
Berkhamsted Castle6241
Berkhamsted East6125
Berkhamsted West6667
Bovingdon, Flaunden and Chipperfield9303
Chaulden and Warners End9408
Hemel Hempstead Town7348
Kings Langley5265
Leverstock Green9706
Nash Mills3479
Tring Central5508
Tring East3451
Tring West and Rural5087
Woodhall Farm6057
Dacorum Total155457

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

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