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

Kensal Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationHammersmith and FulhamEngland
No Qualifications12.8%22.5%
Level 17%13.3%
Level 28.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.2%3.6%
Level 310.7%12.4%
Level 449.6%27.4%
Other10.5%5.7%

Kensal Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthHammersmith and FulhamEngland
Very Good56.46%47.17%
Good29.25%34.22%
Fair9.42%13.12%
Bad3.58%4.25%
Very Bad1.30%1.25%

Kensal Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Kensal Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Kensal Green 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.

CountryHammersmith and FulhamEngland
United Kingdom57.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland2.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries12.1%3.7%
Outside the EU28%9.4%

Kensal Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Kensal Green as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Kensal Green is also older than the average, making Kensal Green a older persons location.

AgeHammersmith and FulhamEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to144.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 2914.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4429%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.7%6%
Age 65 to 745%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.1%2.3%
Mean Age34.739.3
Median Age3239

Kensal Green 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. Kensal Green has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeHammersmith and FulhamEngland
AB37.92%22.96%
C133.90%30.92%
C210.13%20.64%
DE18.05%25.49%

Kensal Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitHammersmith and FulhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.6%13.5%

Kensal Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Kensal Green has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Kensal Green is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureHammersmith and FulhamEngland
Owned15.9%30.6%
Mortgage18.1%32.8%
Shared1.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.4%8.3%
Private Rented30%15.4%
Other1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%


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

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