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

Thorpe Hamlet General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.87%42.70%47.17%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%1.25%

Thorpe Hamlet Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Thorpe Hamlet 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 Thorpe Hamlet is both higher than the average for Norfolk and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.4%13.2%13.5%

Thorpe Hamlet 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.


Thorpe Hamlet Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications22.6%26.3%22.5%
Level 112.8%14.3%13.3%
Level 213.8%16.2%15.2%
Level 315.2%11.8%12.4%
Level 427.7%21.9%27.4%

Thorpe Hamlet Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Thorpe Hamlet are from the UK Census of 2011.

United Kingdom87.1%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.5%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU7.8%3.6%9.4%

Thorpe Hamlet Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Thorpe Hamlet as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Thorpe Hamlet is older than the Norfolk average.

Age 0 to 46.4%5.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to144.4%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.8%3.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2415.4%8.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.7%5.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.2%18%20.6%
Age 45 to 5915.9%19.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.9%7.4%6%
Age 65 to 747%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.1%7.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%3%2.3%
Mean Age37.442.739.3
Median Age344339

Thorpe Hamlet Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Thorpe Hamlet has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Thorpe Hamlet is an economically deprived area.

Social Rented (Council)25.2%7.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.4%8.6%8.3%
Private Rented20.1%13.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.6%1.3%

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

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