If you are thinking of moving to Southwell 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 Southwell to figures for Nottinghamshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Southwell is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Southwell 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.
|Grade||Newark and Sherwood||Nottinghamshire||England|
Southwell Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Southwell and are from the UK Census of 2011. Southwell 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||Newark and Sherwood||Nottinghamshire||England|
Southwell Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Southwell as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Southwell is also older than the Nottinghamshire average, making Southwell a older persons location.
|Age||Newark and Sherwood||Nottinghamshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.6%||8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.2%||5.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19%||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.3%||21.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.2%||6.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.4%||9.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.2%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.3%||2.3%|
Southwell Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Southwell has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Southwell is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Newark and Sherwood||Nottinghamshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||10.4%||9.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4%||4.2%||8.3%|
Southwell General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Southwell. The percentage of residents in Southwell rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Southwell rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Southwell is generally worse than in the average person in England.
|Health||Newark and Sherwood||Nottinghamshire||England|
Southwell Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Southwell are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Southwell 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.
|Country||Newark and Sherwood||Nottinghamshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.5%||2.3%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||1.9%||2.8%||9.4%|
Southwell Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Southwell 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 Southwell is both lower than the average for Nottinghamshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.
|Benefit||Newark and Sherwood||Nottinghamshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.4%||2.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.2%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.1%||13.8%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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