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If you are thinking of moving to Sutton-on-the-Forest 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 Sutton-on-the-Forest to figures for North Yorkshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Sutton-on-the-Forest is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Sutton-on-the-Forest Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Owned39.7%38.4%30.6%
Mortgage29.8%31.2%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1%4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.9%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.1%14.3%15.4%
Other3%2.4%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.9%1.3%

Sutton-on-the-Forest General Health Statistics

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

HealthHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Very Good48.67%47.72%47.17%
Good34.42%34.48%34.22%
Fair12.60%13.17%13.12%
Bad3.33%3.63%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%0.99%1.25%

Sutton-on-the-Forest Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Sutton-on-the-Forest 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 Sutton-on-the-Forest is both lower than the average for North Yorkshire 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 Sutton-on-the-Forest than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.9%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.7%9.4%13.5%

Sutton-on-the-Forest Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Sutton-on-the-Forest are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Sutton-on-the-Forest 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.

CountryHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
United Kingdom95.5%94.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.1%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%3.2%9.4%

Sutton-on-the-Forest Education Statistics

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

QualificationHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
No Qualifications19.6%20.8%22.5%
Level 112%12.7%13.3%
Level 216.1%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.3%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.1%12.4%
Level 432.1%29.2%27.4%
Other4%4.6%5.7%

Sutton-on-the-Forest Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Sutton-on-the-Forest as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Sutton-on-the-Forest is also older than the North Yorkshire average, making Sutton-on-the-Forest a older persons location.

AgeHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%7.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.1%17.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%21.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7411.7%10.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%6.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age43.542.839.3
Median Age464439

Sutton-on-the-Forest 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.

GradeHambletonNorth YorkshireEngland
AB26.60%24.08%22.96%
C130.79%30.21%30.92%
C223.17%23.78%20.64%
DE19.43%21.93%25.49%


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

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