Key facts about Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire has an estimated population of **805,800** people (Office for National Statistics 2015 mid-year estimates).

In Nottinghamshire **17.9%** (144,500) of the population are children (0-15 years old), **59.7%** (481,200) are working age, 18-65 years old, and **20.0%** (161,400) are over 65 years old.

St. Helens has an estimated population of **177,612** people, Office for National Statistics (ONS) 2015 mid year estimates.

The age structure of the Borough reflects the national trend of an ageing population. Although St. Helens population is ageing at a faster rate than many other areas.

In St. Helens, 62.01% of people are of working age, i.e. aged 16-64 years.

St. Helens has an estimated population of **177,612** people, Office for National Statistics (ONS) 2015 mid year estimates.

The age structure of the Borough reflects the national trend of an ageing population. Although St. Helens population is ageing at a faster rate than many other areas.

In St. Helens, 62.01% of people are of working age, i.e. aged 16-64 years.

St. Helens has an estimated population of **177,612** people, Office for National Statistics (ONS) 2015 mid year estimates.

The age structure of the Borough reflects the national trend of an ageing population. Although St. Helens population is ageing at a faster rate than many other areas.

In St. Helens, 62.01% of people are of working age, i.e. aged 16-64 years.

**177,612** people, Office for National Statistics (ONS) 2015 mid year estimates.

In St. Helens, 62.01% of people are of working age, i.e. aged 16-64 years.

Life expectancy at birth for females is **83** years.

Life expectancy at birth for males is **80** years.

For more information about life expectancy please see **The People of Nottinghamshire chapter**.

Please see **Nottinghamshire's JSNA** for more information about health and well-being in the city. The aim of a JSNA is to improve the health and wellbeing of the local community and reduce inequalities for all ages. Joint Strategic Needs Assessments (JSNAs) are local assessments of current and future health and social care needs that could be met by the local authority, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), or the NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB).

Nottinghamshire comprises of seven districts/boroughs showing varying levels of deprivation.

Mansfield and Ashfield have high levels of deprivation and score **56th** and **79th** respectively. Rushcliffe Borough has very low levels of deprivation. Please see Indices of Deprivation page to find out more.

Nottinghamshire's employment rate is** 74.7% **(371,800) (Oct 2015-Sept 2016 - NOMIS). This is the number of people that are employed as a percentage of all those that are working age, i.e. 16-64 years old.

Please visit the **Employment bulletins **produced monthly by Nottinghamshire County Council to find out more.

**57% **of pupils attending Nottinghamshire schools achieved GCSE grades A*-C (including English and Maths) compared to **52.8%** nationally.

A full breakdown of results by district is available here.

There are **334,300 **properties in Nottinghamshire.

More than 60% of houses in Nottinghamshire are in Council Tax bands A and B (Valuation Office Agency, July 2016).