If you are thinking of moving to Rucklers Lane 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 Rucklers Lane to figures for Hertfordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Rucklers Lane is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Rucklers Lane Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rucklers Lane and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Rucklers Lane Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||17.4%||9.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.4%||9%||8.3%|
Rucklers Lane Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rucklers Lane come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Rucklers Lane 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 Rucklers Lane 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%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Rucklers Lane Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rucklers Lane are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Rucklers Lane 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1%||1.1%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.5%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||7.1%||8.6%||9.4%|
Rucklers Lane Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Rucklers Lane as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Rucklers Lane is also older than the Hertfordshire average, making Rucklers Lane a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.7%||6.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.8%||5.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.6%||8.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6%||6.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.4%||21.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.8%||5.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||7.8%||7.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.7%||5.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.3%||2.3%|
Rucklers Lane General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Rucklers Lane. The percentage of residents in Rucklers Lane rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Rucklers Lane rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Rucklers Lane is generally better than in the average person in England.
Rucklers Lane 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. Rucklers Lane has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.