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

Great Harrowden 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. Great Harrowden has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
AB17.39%21.29%22.96%
C128.96%30.16%30.92%
C223.51%22.47%20.64%
DE30.14%26.08%25.49%

Great Harrowden Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Great Harrowden as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Great Harrowden is also older than the Northamptonshire average, making Great Harrowden a older persons location.

AgeWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.7%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.9%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 749%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2%2.3%
Mean Age39.639.139.3
Median Age403939

Great Harrowden Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.6%12.1%13.5%

Great Harrowden General Health Statistics

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

HealthWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good43.68%46.83%47.17%
Good37.03%36.00%34.22%
Fair14.18%12.61%13.12%
Bad3.95%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.16%1.02%1.25%

Great Harrowden Education Statistics

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

QualificationWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications25.7%22.3%22.5%
Level 116%15.2%13.3%
Level 216.5%16.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.1%3.6%
Level 310.8%11.9%12.4%
Level 420.4%24.1%27.4%
Other6.4%5.8%5.7%

Great Harrowden Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
Owned29.9%29.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.5%38.7%32.8%
Shared1%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.4%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.3%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%13.4%15.4%
Other1.2%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Great Harrowden Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Great Harrowden are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryWellingboroughNorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom87.6%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.8%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.9%5.8%9.4%



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

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