Socio-economic statistics for Wath-in-Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Wath-in-Nidderdale, North Yorkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Wath-in-Nidderdale, North Yorkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Wath-in-Nidderdale, North Yorkshire


If you are thinking of moving to Wath-in-Nidderdale 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 Wath-in-Nidderdale to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Wath-in-Nidderdale is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Wath-in-Nidderdale General Health Statistics

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

HealthHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good50.63%47.72%47.17%
Very Bad0.82%0.99%1.25%

Wath-in-Nidderdale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)5.4%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.8%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented15.5%14.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.9%1.3%

Wath-in-Nidderdale Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Wath-in-Nidderdale as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Wath-in-Nidderdale is younger than the North Yorkshire average.

AgeHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.5%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7410.1%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4242.839.3
Median Age434439

Wath-in-Nidderdale Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Wath-in-Nidderdale are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Wath-in-Nidderdale 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.

CountryHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom91.2%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU5.2%3.2%9.4%

Wath-in-Nidderdale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Wath-in-Nidderdale 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 Wath-in-Nidderdale 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 Wath-in-Nidderdale than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.3%9.4%13.5%

Wath-in-Nidderdale Education Statistics

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

QualificationHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications17.3%20.8%22.5%
Level 111.8%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%16.4%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.1%12.4%
Level 434.1%29.2%27.4%

Wath-in-Nidderdale 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. Wath-in-Nidderdale has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland

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

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