Socio-economic statistics for Turnford, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Turnford, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Turnford, Hertfordshire

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

Turnford Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom88.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.1%3.7%
Outside the EU5.8%9.4%

Turnford Education Statistics

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

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No Qualifications25.5%22.5%
Level 117.7%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Level 311.2%12.4%
Level 419.2%27.4%

Turnford Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age3939

Turnford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)2.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.1%8.3%
Private Rented10.4%15.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Turnford 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 Turnford 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 10% lower in Turnford than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.9%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.8%9.4%13.5%

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

Turnford General Health Statistics

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

Very Good47.71%47.17%
Very Bad1.04%1.25%

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


What is the population of Turnford and Broxbourne?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Broxbourne including Turnford. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Broxbourne and Hoddesdon South9220
Cheshunt North9303
Cheshunt South and Theobalds9506
Flamstead End8677
Goffs Oak9035
Hoddesdon North9478
Hoddesdon Town and Rye Park9828
Rosedale and Bury Green9565
Waltham Cross11143
Wormley and Turnford11837
Broxbourne Total97592

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

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