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

Barrow upon Humber Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Barrow upon Humber are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Barrow upon Humber 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.

CountryNorth LincolnshireEngland
United Kingdom93.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Barrow upon Humber Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Barrow upon Humber as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Barrow upon Humber is also older than the average, making Barrow upon Humber a older persons location.

AgeNorth LincolnshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%9.4%
Age 25 to 296%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239

Barrow upon Humber General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorth LincolnshireEngland
Very Good43.74%47.17%
Good35.76%34.22%
Fair14.73%13.12%
Bad4.53%4.25%
Very Bad1.24%1.25%

Barrow upon Humber Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitNorth LincolnshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.3%13.5%

Barrow upon Humber Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureNorth LincolnshireEngland
Owned33%30.6%
Mortgage36.5%32.8%
Shared0.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.5%8.3%
Private Rented12%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Barrow upon Humber Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Barrow upon Humber and are from the UK Census of 2011. Barrow upon Humber has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationNorth LincolnshireEngland
No Qualifications26.2%22.5%
Level 115.8%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.9%3.6%
Level 311.7%12.4%
Level 419.5%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%

Barrow upon Humber 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. Barrow upon Humber has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeNorth LincolnshireEngland
AB15.66%22.96%
C124.92%30.92%
C226.48%20.64%
DE32.94%25.49%


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

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