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

Falkenham Sink General Health Statistics

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

HealthSuffolk CoastalSuffolkEngland
Very Good46.28%45.89%47.17%
Good35.47%35.73%34.22%
Fair13.77%13.61%13.12%
Bad3.56%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad0.91%1.04%1.25%

Falkenham Sink Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Falkenham Sink 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 Falkenham Sink is both lower than the average for Suffolk 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 Falkenham Sink than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSuffolk CoastalSuffolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9%11.3%13.5%

Falkenham Sink 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.

GradeSuffolk CoastalSuffolkEngland
AB25.94%20.50%22.96%
C131.41%30.24%30.92%
C222.49%24.29%20.64%
DE20.15%24.96%25.49%

Falkenham Sink Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Falkenham Sink as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Falkenham Sink is also older than the Suffolk average, making Falkenham Sink a older persons location.

AgeSuffolk CoastalSuffolkEngland
Age 0 to 45%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.3%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.9%18.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 7411.8%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 848%6.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age44.241.739.3
Median Age464239

Falkenham Sink Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Falkenham Sink are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Falkenham Sink 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.

CountrySuffolk CoastalSuffolkEngland
United Kingdom93.9%91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.7%4.9%9.4%

Falkenham Sink Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureSuffolk CoastalSuffolkEngland
Owned42.5%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage30.7%31.5%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1%7.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.4%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.1%14%15.4%
Other1.5%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%1.3%

Falkenham Sink Education Statistics

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

QualificationSuffolk CoastalSuffolkEngland
No Qualifications21.1%24.3%22.5%
Level 113.5%14.4%13.3%
Level 216.7%16.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.2%3.6%
Level 311.3%11.6%12.4%
Level 429%23.5%27.4%
Other4.4%5.5%5.7%



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

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