Socio-economic statistics for Stow Bedon, Norfolk

Socio-economic statistics for Stow Bedon, Norfolk
Socio-economic statistics for Stow Bedon, Norfolk

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

Stow Bedon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)2.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.4%8.3%
Private Rented13.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.8%1.3%

Stow Bedon General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good42.22%47.17%
Very Bad1.18%1.25%

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


Stow Bedon 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 Stow Bedon 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Stow Bedon 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 Stow Bedon than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%13.2%13.5%

Stow Bedon Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Stow Bedon and are from the UK Census of 2011. Stow Bedon 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 Qualifications28%22.5%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 216.9%15.2%
Level 311.1%12.4%
Level 418.6%27.4%

Stow Bedon Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Stow Bedon are from the UK Census of 2011.

United Kingdom91.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries5%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%9.4%

Stow Bedon Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age42.639.3
Median Age4439

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

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