Socio-economic statistics for Upper Clapton, Hackney
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If you are thinking of moving to Upper Clapton 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 Upper Clapton to figures for Hackney and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Upper Clapton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Upper Clapton General Health Statistics

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

Very Good52.15%47.17%
Very Bad1.67%1.25%

Upper Clapton Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications19.6%22.5%
Level 19%13.3%
Level 210%15.2%
Level 39.3%12.4%
Level 441.8%27.4%

Upper Clapton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Upper Clapton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Upper Clapton 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.

United Kingdom60.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries9%3.7%
Outside the EU28.4%9.4%

Upper Clapton Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 47.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411%9.4%
Age 25 to 2913.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643%6%
Age 65 to 743.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over0.8%2.3%
Mean Age32.439.3
Median Age3039

Upper Clapton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Upper Clapton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Upper Clapton 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

Social Rented (Council)23.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)19.9%8.3%
Private Rented27.6%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Upper Clapton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16.8%13.5%

Upper Clapton 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.


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

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