Socio-economic statistics for Stitchin’s Hill, Worcestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Stitchin’s Hill, Worcestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Stitchin’s Hill, Worcestershire

If you are thinking of moving to Stitchin's Hill 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 Stitchin's Hill to figures for Worcestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Stitchin's Hill is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Stitchin's Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthMalvern HillsEngland
Very Good45.57%47.17%
Very Bad1.36%1.25%

Stitchin's Hill Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Stitchin's Hill as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Stitchin's Hill is also older than the average, making Stitchin's Hill a older persons location.

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AgeMalvern HillsEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%6%
Age 65 to 7412.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 848%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.6%2.3%
Mean Age44.939.3
Median Age4739

Stitchin's Hill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stitchin's Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stitchin's Hill 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. Stitchin's Hill also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Stitchin's Hill are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationMalvern HillsEngland
No Qualifications20.3%22.5%
Level 111.2%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.2%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 433.9%27.4%

Stitchin's Hill Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stitchin's Hill are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Stitchin's Hill 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.

CountryMalvern HillsEngland
United Kingdom95%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%9.4%

Stitchin's Hill 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 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. Stitchin's Hill is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Stitchin's Hill 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 Stitchin's Hill is both lower than the average for Worcestershire 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 Stitchin's Hill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMalvern HillsWorcestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.5%11.5%13.5%

Stitchin's Hill rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Stitchin's Hill 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. Stitchin's Hill has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeMalvern HillsEngland

Stitchin's Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMalvern HillsEngland
Social Rented (Council)1.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

What is the population of Stitchin's Hill and Malvern Hills?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Malvern Hills including Stitchin's Hill. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Alfrick and Leigh3654
Dyson Perrins4731
Teme Valley2059
Upton and Hanley4268
Malvern Hills Total79445

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

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