Socio-economic statistics for Water End, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Water End, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Water End, Hertfordshire

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

Water End Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Water End as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Water End is older than the Hertfordshire average.

AgeHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 4%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 9%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to14%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 17%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 24%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 29%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 44%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 59%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 64%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 74%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 84%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age3939.3
Median Age3939

Water End General Health Statistics

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

HealthHertfordshireEngland
Very Goodnan%50.90%47.17%
Goodnan%33.92%34.22%
Fairnan%11.25%13.12%
Badnan%3.07%4.25%
Very Badnan%0.85%1.25%

Water End Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU%8.6%9.4%

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

GradeHertfordshireEngland
ABnan%30.43%22.96%
C1nan%32.67%30.92%
C2nan%18.87%20.64%
DEnan%18.03%25.49%

Water End Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHertfordshireEngland
Owned%30%30.6%
Mortgage%36.8%32.8%
Shared%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)%9%8.3%
Private Rented%12.1%15.4%
Other%1%1.4%
Rent Free%1%1.3%

Water End Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Water End 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 Water End is both lower than the average for Hertfordshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Water End than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

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

Water End Education Statistics

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

QualificationHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications%18.2%22.5%
Level 1%13.8%13.3%
Level 2%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship%3.2%3.6%
Level 3%11.8%12.4%
Level 4%32.1%27.4%
Other%5%5.7%



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

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