Wescoe Hill, North Yorkshire

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

Wescoe Hill 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. Wescoe Hill has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
AB29.95%24.08%22.96%
C132.20%30.21%30.92%
C219.98%23.78%20.64%
DE17.87%21.93%25.49%

Wescoe Hill Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Wescoe Hill as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Wescoe Hill 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

Wescoe Hill Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Wescoe Hill are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Wescoe Hill 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%

Wescoe Hill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Wescoe Hill 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 Wescoe Hill 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 Wescoe Hill 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%

Wescoe Hill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Wescoe Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Wescoe Hill 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. Wescoe Hill also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Wescoe Hill 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%
Apprenticeship3.6%4.3%3.6%
Level 311.8%12.1%12.4%
Level 434.1%29.2%27.4%
Other5%4.6%5.7%

Wescoe Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned37.4%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.5%0.8%
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%
Other2.1%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.9%1.3%

Wescoe Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthHarrogateNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good50.63%47.72%47.17%
Good33.77%34.48%34.22%
Fair11.80%13.17%13.12%
Bad2.98%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.82%0.99%1.25%


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


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