Socio-economic statistics for Sherwood, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Sherwood, Nottinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Sherwood, Nottinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Sherwood, Nottinghamshire

Statistics

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

TenureNottinghamEngland
Owned19.9%30.6%
Mortgage25.1%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)20.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9%8.3%
Private Rented21.6%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

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.

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AgeNottinghamEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 2419.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5915.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.1%6%
Age 65 to 745.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age34.839.3
Median Age3039

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.

QualificationNottinghamEngland
No Qualifications25.6%22.5%
Level 112.2%13.3%
Level 212.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.3%3.6%
Level 318.6%12.4%
Level 421.9%27.4%
Other6.5%5.7%

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.

BenefitNottinghamEngland
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.

GradeNottinghamEngland
AB14.97%22.96%
C131.94%30.92%
C217.69%20.64%
DE35.39%25.49%

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.

HealthNottinghamEngland
Very Good46.14%47.17%
Good33.80%34.22%
Fair13.60%13.12%
Bad4.93%4.25%
Very Bad1.53%1.25%

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.

CountryNottinghamEngland
United Kingdom80.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.8%3.7%
Outside the EU14.1%9.4%



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

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