Snailswell, Hertfordshire

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

Snailswell Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.6%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.23939.3
Median Age403939

Snailswell Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Snailswell 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 Snailswell 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 Snailswell than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%9.4%13.5%

Snailswell Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Snailswell and are from the UK Census of 2011. Snailswell has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Snailswell also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Snailswell are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications18%18.2%22.5%
Level 113.2%13.8%13.3%
Level 215.4%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.5%3.2%3.6%
Level 311.4%11.8%12.4%
Level 434.4%32.1%27.4%
Other4.2%5%5.7%

Snailswell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Owned30.3%30%30.6%
Mortgage35.3%36.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.1%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.2%9%8.3%
Private Rented12.1%12.1%15.4%
Other1%1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1%1.3%

Snailswell 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. Snailswell has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
AB33.00%30.43%22.96%
C131.01%32.67%30.92%
C218.18%18.87%20.64%
DE17.81%18.03%25.49%

Snailswell Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Snailswell are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Snailswell 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.

CountryNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom89.8%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU6.6%8.6%9.4%

Snailswell General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Very Good50.19%50.90%47.17%
Good34.11%33.92%34.22%
Fair11.77%11.25%13.12%
Bad3.11%3.07%4.25%
Very Bad0.81%0.85%1.25%


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


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