Socio-economic statistics for St Olaves, Norfolk
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If you are thinking of moving to St Olaves 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 St Olaves to figures for Norfolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if St Olaves is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

St Olaves Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

St Olaves has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that St Olaves is a relatively affluent area.

TenureSouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Social Rented (Council)2.7%7.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.6%8.6%8.3%
Private Rented10%13.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.6%1.3%

St Olaves 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.

GradeSouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland

St Olaves Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in St Olaves 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 St Olaves 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. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in St Olaves than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%13.2%13.5%

St Olaves Age Distribution Statistics

The population of St Olaves as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of St Olaves is also older than the Norfolk average, making St Olaves a older persons location.

AgeSouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%8.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%5.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.4%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.2%7.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%3%2.3%
Mean Age4342.739.3
Median Age454339

St Olaves General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for St Olaves. The percentage of residents in St Olaves rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthSouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
Very Good46.35%42.70%47.17%
Very Bad1.02%1.25%1.25%

St Olaves Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
United Kingdom95.1%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.8%3.6%9.4%

St Olaves Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of St Olaves and are from the UK Census of 2011. St Olaves 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.

QualificationSouth NorfolkNorfolkEngland
No Qualifications22.6%26.3%22.5%
Level 113.6%14.3%13.3%
Level 217.1%16.2%15.2%
Level 311.5%11.8%12.4%
Level 427%21.9%27.4%

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

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