Socio-economic statistics for Youngsbury, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Youngsbury, Hertfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Youngsbury, Hertfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Youngsbury, Hertfordshire

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

Youngsbury Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Youngsbury as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Youngsbury is also older than the Hertfordshire average, making Youngsbury a older persons location.

AgeEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age39.53939.3
Median Age403939

Youngsbury Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Owned32.1%30%30.6%
Mortgage39.7%36.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.7%9%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%12.1%15.4%
Other1%1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1%1.3%

Youngsbury Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom92%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU4.3%8.6%9.4%

Youngsbury Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Youngsbury and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Youngsbury is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Youngsbury is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Youngsbury are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these 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 Youngsbury 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 Youngsbury than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.2%9.4%13.5%

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

GradeEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
AB33.49%30.43%22.96%
C133.60%32.67%30.92%
C218.54%18.87%20.64%
DE14.37%18.03%25.49%

Youngsbury General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Very Good52.53%50.90%47.17%
Good33.70%33.92%34.22%
Fair10.40%11.25%13.12%
Bad2.67%3.07%4.25%
Very Bad0.69%0.85%1.25%

Youngsbury Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications17.2%18.2%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.8%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.2%3.2%3.6%
Level 311.9%11.8%12.4%
Level 433.5%32.1%27.4%
Other4%5%5.7%



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

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