Socio-economic statistics for Stony Houghton, Derbyshire

Socio-economic statistics for Stony Houghton, Derbyshire
Socio-economic statistics for Stony Houghton, Derbyshire

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

Stony Houghton 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. Stony Houghton has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Stony Houghton Immigration Statistics

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

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United Kingdom97%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU1.2%9.4%

Stony Houghton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)15%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Stony Houghton Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications32.9%22.5%
Level 115.3%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 415.8%27.4%

Stony Houghton Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age4139.3
Median Age4239

Stony Houghton General Health Statistics

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

Very Good40.77%47.17%
Very Bad1.83%1.25%

Stony Houghton 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Stony Houghton 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Stony Houghton than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.6%13.1%13.5%

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

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