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

West Hendon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

West Hendon has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that West Hendon 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

TenureBrentEngland
Owned20.3%30.6%
Mortgage22.6%32.8%
Shared1.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.4%8.3%
Private Rented28.8%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

West Hendon Education Statistics

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

QualificationBrentEngland
No Qualifications19.2%22.5%
Level 110.4%13.3%
Level 210.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.2%3.6%
Level 39.7%12.4%
Level 433.3%27.4%
Other15.4%5.7%

West Hendon Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in West Hendon 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 West Hendon is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitBrentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%13.5%

West Hendon General Health Statistics

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

HealthBrentEngland
Very Good48.10%47.17%
Good34.76%34.22%
Fair11.80%13.12%
Bad3.96%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.25%

West Hendon Age Distribution Statistics

The population of West Hendon as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of West Hendon is also older than the average, making West Hendon a older persons location.

AgeBrentEngland
Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4424.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.9%6%
Age 65 to 745.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age3539.3
Median Age3239

West Hendon Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of West Hendon are from the UK Census of 2011. Since West Hendon 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.

CountryBrentEngland
United Kingdom44.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland2.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries11.5%3.7%
Outside the EU40.8%9.4%

West Hendon 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.

GradeBrentEngland
AB21.97%22.96%
C130.23%30.92%
C218.55%20.64%
DE29.25%25.49%


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

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