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

Upton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Upton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Upton has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
United Kingdom83.7%89.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries6%4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU9.2%5.8%9.4%

Upton General Health Statistics

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

HealthNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Very Good46.38%46.83%47.17%
Good36.47%36.00%34.22%
Fair12.51%12.61%13.12%
Bad3.61%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.03%1.02%1.25%

Upton Education Statistics

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

QualificationNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
No Qualifications22.5%22.3%22.5%
Level 114.9%15.2%13.3%
Level 215.8%16.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%4.1%3.6%
Level 312.4%11.9%12.4%
Level 423.7%24.1%27.4%
Other7.1%5.8%5.7%

Upton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.6%12.1%13.5%

Upton 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.

GradeNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
AB19.12%21.29%22.96%
C131.73%30.16%30.92%
C221.00%22.47%20.64%
DE28.14%26.08%25.49%

Upton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Upton as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Upton is older than the Northamptonshire average.

AgeNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Age 0 to 47.5%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%6.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.9%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 298%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.2%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.4%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6.4%6%
Age 65 to 747%8.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.4%4.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2%2.3%
Mean Age37.139.139.3
Median Age363939

Upton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNorthamptonNorthamptonshireEngland
Owned25.1%29.1%30.6%
Mortgage37.5%38.7%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)12.8%8.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.3%6.9%8.3%
Private Rented16.5%13.4%15.4%
Other1.3%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%1.3%


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

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