Socio-economic statistics for Radlett, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Radlett, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Radlett, Hertfordshire

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

Radlett Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6%
Age 65 to 748%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age39.439.3
Median Age3939

Radlett General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good51.54%47.17%
Very Bad0.94%1.25%

Radlett Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom83%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.6%3.7%
Outside the EU10.9%9.4%

Radlett Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)1.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.5%8.3%
Private Rented11.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Radlett Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications19.4%22.5%
Level 114.1%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Level 311.2%12.4%
Level 430.8%27.4%

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


Radlett 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 Radlett 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 Radlett than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.1%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%9.4%13.5%

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

What is the population of Radlett and Hertsmere?

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

Aldenham East4824
Aldenham West5220
Bentley Heath & The Royds5939
Borehamwood Brookmeadow8682
Borehamwood Cowley Hill9070
Borehamwood Hillside8599
Borehamwood Kenilworth8574
Bushey Heath5230
Bushey North8279
Bushey Park6669
Bushey St James7252
Potters Bar Furzefield5473
Potters Bar Oakmere5691
Potters Bar Parkfield5471
Hertsmere Total105471

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

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