Socio-economic statistics for Saddle Bow, Norfolk

Socio-economic statistics for Saddle Bow, Norfolk
Socio-economic statistics for Saddle Bow, Norfolk

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

Saddle Bow 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 Saddle Bow 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Saddle Bow 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%

Saddle Bow Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Saddle Bow and are from the UK Census of 2011. Saddle Bow 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 NorfolkEngland
No Qualifications29.3%22.5%
Level 114.5%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 311%12.4%
Level 419.1%27.4%
Other6.1%5.7%

Saddle Bow Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Saddle Bow are from the UK Census of 2011.

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

Saddle Bow Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Saddle Bow Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.6%6%
Age 65 to 7412.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.3%
Mean Age43.539.3
Median Age4539

Saddle Bow General Health Statistics

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

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

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

GradeKing`s Lynn and West NorfolkEngland
AB15.96%22.96%
C127.55%30.92%
C226.60%20.64%
DE29.89%25.49%


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


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