If you are thinking of moving to Shouldham 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 Shouldham to figures for Norfolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shouldham is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Shouldham General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Shouldham. The percentage of residents in Shouldham rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Shouldham rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Shouldham is generally worse than in the average person in England.
|Health||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Shouldham 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. Shouldham has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Shouldham Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shouldham are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Country||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.9%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.4%||3.6%||9.4%|
Shouldham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shouldham come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Shouldham 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.
|Benefit||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|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%|
Shouldham Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Shouldham as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Shouldham is also older than the Norfolk average, making Shouldham a older persons location.
|Age||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.5%||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.3%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.7%||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.6%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.1%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.9%||7.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||3%||2.3%|
Shouldham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||3.1%||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.2%||8.6%||8.3%|
Shouldham Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shouldham and are from the UK Census of 2011. Shouldham 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.
|Qualification||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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