Socio-economic statistics for Tottenham, Haringey

Socio-economic statistics for Tottenham, Haringey
Socio-economic statistics for Tottenham, Haringey

Socio-economic statistics for Tottenham, Haringey

Statistics

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

Tottenham Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHaringeyEngland
Age 0 to 47.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911%6.9%
Age 30 to 4428%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.6%6%
Age 65 to 744.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over0.9%2.3%
Mean Age34.239.3
Median Age3239

Tottenham Education Statistics

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

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QualificationHaringeyEngland
No Qualifications17.8%22.5%
Level 18.7%13.3%
Level 210.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship1%3.6%
Level 39.6%12.4%
Level 440.8%27.4%
Other12%5.7%

Tottenham General Health Statistics

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

HealthHaringeyEngland
Very Good49.62%47.17%
Good33.57%34.22%
Fair11.16%13.12%
Bad4.18%4.25%
Very Bad1.48%1.25%

Tottenham 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 Tottenham 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. Tottenham is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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

BenefitHaringeyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.5%13.5%

Tottenham rates 8/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Tottenham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Tottenham has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Tottenham is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureHaringeyEngland
Owned16%30.6%
Mortgage22.8%32.8%
Shared1.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)17%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%8.3%
Private Rented30.3%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Tottenham 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. Tottenham has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHaringeyEngland
AB27.92%22.96%
C131.47%30.92%
C213.77%20.64%
DE26.85%25.49%

Tottenham Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Tottenham are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Tottenham has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryHaringeyEngland
United Kingdom55.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries14.9%3.7%
Outside the EU27.8%9.4%



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

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