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Hartburn ward profile

Hartburn Ward is in Stockton South and is home to just over 6,300 people. Experian Mosaic Public Sector (EMPS) tells us it is likely to be predominantly home to elderly singles and couples living in comfortable homes which they own. Residents are likely to have additional pensions above state, would be averse to new technology and would typically be low mileage-drivers. Most preferred method of contact is likely to be landline and post and residents in this ward make less use of mobiles and the internet. According to the Index of Multiple Deprivation (IMD) 2019, it is the 22nd (out of 26, with 26th being least deprived) most deprived Ward in Stockton- on-Tees Borough.

Adult services

In terms of Adult Services, the Ward is home to above Stockton-on-Tees Borough, North East and England proportions of residents providing unpaid care, households occupied by one family where all individuals are aged 65+ and households occupied by a single person aged 65+. At the same time, the Ward is home to below Borough average proportions of adults receiving adult social care services and slightly above Borough average proportions of new recipients of the same. Additionally, just under 1% of all recipients of home care provided by Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council live in this Ward.

 

Arts, leisure and culture

Hartburn is home to below Stockton-on-Tees Borough average proportions of households likely to participate in sport up to 2 hours per week; higher proportions of households likely to participate in sport more than 2 hours per week. It is also home to below Borough average proportion of households unlikely to exercise. Residents in this Ward are more likely than the Borough average to have bought or read ten or more books in the last 12 months.

 

Children and young people

Hartburn has above Stockton-on-Tees Borough average uptake of free childcare for 2- year olds and below Borough average proportions of vacant 30-hour places for 3 and 4-year olds; pupils (aged 4-16) who are eligible for free school meals; and, children and young people (aged 4-19) recorded with SEN involvement. At the same time, the proportion of young people aged 16-18 in government training schemes is lower in this ward than it is across the Borough and the proportion of young people aged 16-18 in employment and apprenticeships is smaller than it is across the Borough overall.

Comparing the Ward with the Borough, the North East and England overall, the proportion of pupils achieving a good level of development at Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) is larger as is the proportion of pupils achieving Expected Standard in combined Reading, Writing and Maths at Key Stage 2; pupils' average Attainment 8 score; pupils' average Progress 8 score; the proportion of pupils achieving 5+ in English and Maths GCSE; the proportion of pupils achieving 4+ in English and Maths; and, the proportion of young people aged 16-18 in full time education.

Considering the Ward against the North East, the Borough and England, it is home to lower proportions of young people aged 16 - 18 not in education, employment or training (NEET) and a similar proportion of young people aged 16-18 NEET because unavailable for work when compared with the Borough and the North East. In terms of safeguarding, the Ward is home to just 0.5% of the Borough's Children in Need (CiN), 1.1% of the Borough's children subject to a Child Protection Plan (CPP) and 1.3% of the Borough's Children in Our Care (CiOC).

 

Community safety

The ward was the location for around 1.2% of Stockton-on-Tees Borough's recorded crimes reported; 1.3% the Borough's recorded criminal damage and arson offences; 1.7% of the Borough's recorded theft offences; and, 1.0% of recorded anti-social behaviour incidents. It was also home to 0.9% of the Borough's total domestic abuse crimes.

In comparison with the Borough, the North East and England, the Ward was the location for notably fewer recorded crimes per 1,000 people; criminal damage and arson per 1,000 people; theft offences per 1,000 people. It is also the location for a much lower rate of anti-social behaviour incidents per 1,000 people than across the Borough and England overall and the rate of domestic abuse crimes per 1,000 people is lower than it is across the Borough and England. Considering fires, the Ward was the location for 0.04% of all secondary fires in England and 0.01% of the deliberate primary fires in England.

 

Economic regeneration and transport

Compared with Stockton-on-Tees Borough, the North East and England overall, the Ward is home to a smaller proportion of residents aged 16-64 claiming Universal Credit and residents aged 18-24 claiming the same. At the same time, the Ward is also home to smaller proportions of residents who have elementary occupations; residents who are process, plant and machine operatives; and, adults with no qualifications. When compared with the Borough and the North East, the proportion of residents engaged in sales and customer service occupations is lower but is higher when compared with England. The Ward is also home to a larger proportion of residents who are economically active self-employed than is the case across the Borough and the North East, but not England overall and home to a larger proportion of residents aged 16 and above with a degree, HNC or professional qualification than is the case across the Borough, the North East and England overall. In terms of travelling to work, the Ward is home to a smaller proportion of residents who travel to work by bus or train and/or who travel to work on foot than is the case across the Borough, the North East and England overall.

Comparing the Ward with the Borough overall, it is home to a slightly larger proportion of households likely to have a net annual income of <£15K; and a substantially smaller proportion of households likely to be finding it difficult/very difficult to cope on income. The proportion of residents likely to be uncomfortable using online banking is higher than the Borough average; and the proportion likely to be considered internet 'savvy' is also lower than the Borough average. The proportion of residents likely to access social networking sites more than 5 times per day is significantly lower than the Borough average.

 

Environment and housing

Hartburn is the location for 0.2% of Stockton-on-Tees Borough's fly tipping removals. Compared with the Borough, the North East and England, the Ward is home to a smaller proportion of households in fuel poverty, a much larger proportion of home-owners, fewer social renters and smaller proportion of private renters. Of those households with an Energy Performance Certificate, the highest proportion is within Category D. The average house price for all sold property is lower than the Borough, North East and England overall. By comparison the Median house price is higher than for the Borough and North East while being lower in comparison to England.

In comparison with the Borough overall, the Ward is home to a larger proportion of households in Council Tax bands B, C, D and F; the same proportion of households in Council Tax H; and, smaller proportions of households in Council Tax bands A, E and G.

 

Health and wellbeing

The ward is home to both higher male and female life expectancy than is the case for Stockton- on-Tees Borough and England, at the same time, the proportion of people reporting a life limiting long term illness or disability is also higher. The proportion of residents with prevalence of severe back pain is higher than is the case for the Borough and England. In terms of childhood obesity rates, proportions are lower at both Reception Year and Year Six than is the case for the Borough and England.

Overall, emergency hospital admission rates are lower than is the case for the Borough (All Causes, COPD, Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Disease, Strokes, Hip Fracture for those aged 65+ and hospital stays for Self-Harm). Overall incident rates of Cancer (All Cancer, Colorectal Cancer, Lung Cancer and Prostate) is lower than is the case for the Borough, while incident rates in relation Breast Cancer is higher. Overall death rates are lower than is the case for the Borough in relation to All Causes (all ages and under 75 years), those deaths considered preventable, cancer, circulatory disease, coronary disease, respiratory disease and strokes.

 

Strong communities

The ward has smaller proportions of residents aged 0-19 and residents aged 16-64 and a larger proportion of residents aged 65+ than is the case across Stockton-on-Tees Borough, the North East and England. Also, in comparison with the Borough, the North East and England overall, the Ward is home to smaller proportions of families with dependent children, BME residents and residents identifying as non-Christian. The Ward is also home to a larger proportion of residents identifying as Christian than is the case across the Borough, the North East and England overall.

Over 95% of the population aged 18+ is registered to vote and 35 people aged 16 and 17 are registered thus.

 

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