Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

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

GradeGatesheadEngland
AB16.94%22.96%
C129.79%30.92%
C221.41%20.64%
DE31.87%25.49%

Hooker Gate General Health Statistics

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

HealthGatesheadEngland
Very Good42.61%47.17%
Good33.87%34.22%
Fair15.56%13.12%
Bad6.07%4.25%
Very Bad1.89%1.25%

Hooker Gate Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Hooker Gate has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Hooker Gate is an economically deprived area.

TenureGatesheadEngland
Owned25.9%30.6%
Mortgage32.3%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)22.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.6%8.3%
Private Rented11.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Hooker Gate Immigration Statistics

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

CountryGatesheadEngland
United Kingdom95.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.2%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%9.4%

Hooker Gate Education Statistics

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

QualificationGatesheadEngland
No Qualifications28%22.5%
Level 114.3%13.3%
Level 215.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.2%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Hooker Gate Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeGatesheadEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 749.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age40.539.3
Median Age4039

Hooker Gate Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hooker Gate 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 Hooker Gate is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Hooker Gate than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitGatesheadEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)17.9%13.5%


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

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