If you are thinking of moving to Water Houses 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 Houses to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Water Houses is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Water Houses Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Water Houses come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Water Houses is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Houses than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.6%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||1.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.5%||9.4%||13.5%|
Water Houses Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Water Houses as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Water Houses is also older than the North Yorkshire average, making Water Houses a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.6%||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.3%||7.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.1%||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.9%||17.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.6%||21.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8%||7.5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.7%||10.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.6%||6.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||2.8%||2.3%|
Water Houses Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Water Houses are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Water Houses has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.5%||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.3%||3.2%||9.4%|
Water Houses 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 Houses Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||2.3%||4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.7%||7.2%||8.3%|
Water Houses General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Water Houses. The percentage of residents in Water Houses rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Water Houses rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Water Houses is generally better than in the average person in England.
Water Houses Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Water Houses and are from the UK Census of 2011. Water Houses 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. Water Houses also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Water Houses are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.