If you are thinking of moving to Sherwood 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 Sherwood to figures for Nottinghamshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Sherwood is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Sherwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Sherwood has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Sherwood is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation
|Social Rented (Council)||20.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||9%||8.3%|
Sherwood Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Sherwood as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Sherwood is also older than the average, making Sherwood a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.3%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||19.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||15.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.7%||2.3%|
Sherwood Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Sherwood and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sherwood 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 Sherwood 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. Sherwood is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Sherwood 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Sherwood is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Sherwood than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||19%||13.5%|
Sherwood 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. Sherwood has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sherwood General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Sherwood. The percentage of residents in Sherwood rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Sherwood rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Sherwood is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Sherwood Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Sherwood are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Sherwood 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||4.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||14.1%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.