If you are thinking of moving to Vale of Health 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 Vale of Health to figures for Camden and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Vale of Health is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Vale of Health 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. Vale of Health has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Vale of Health Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Vale of Health as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Vale of Health is also older than the average, making Vale of Health a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||2.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||11.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||27%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||15.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.4%||2.3%|
Vale of Health Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Vale of Health are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Vale of Health 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||2.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||10.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||29.5%||9.4%|
Vale of Health Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Vale of Health has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Vale of Health 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%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.1%||8.3%|
Vale of Health General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Vale of Health. The percentage of residents in Vale of Health rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Vale of Health Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Vale of Health and are from the UK Census of 2011. Vale of Health 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. Vale of Health also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Vale of Health are better educated than the average England citizen.
Vale of Health 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 Vale of Health 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. Vale of Health is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Vale of Health 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 Vale of Health 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.9%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.