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

Tillingham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitMaldonEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.9%11.5%13.5%

Tillingham 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.

GradeMaldonEssexEngland
AB24.06%22.55%22.96%
C131.43%33.54%30.92%
C225.51%22.53%20.64%
DE19.00%21.39%25.49%

Tillingham General Health Statistics

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

HealthMaldonEssexEngland
Very Good46.20%47.13%47.17%
Good35.63%34.94%34.22%
Fair13.42%13.10%13.12%
Bad3.67%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.08%1.09%1.25%

Tillingham Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Tillingham and are from the UK Census of 2011. Tillingham has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationMaldonEssexEngland
No Qualifications23.1%23.9%22.5%
Level 116%16.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.2%11.6%12.4%
Level 423.6%23%27.4%
Other4.1%4.5%5.7%

Tillingham Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Tillingham as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Tillingham is also older than the Essex average, making Tillingham a older persons location.

AgeMaldonEssexEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.5%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.3%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.3%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age4340.939.3
Median Age454139

Tillingham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Tillingham has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Tillingham is a relatively affluent area.

TenureMaldonEssexEngland
Owned40%34.7%30.6%
Mortgage38.5%36.7%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.6%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented8.6%11.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.1%1.3%

Tillingham Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMaldonEssexEngland
United Kingdom96.1%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%4.4%9.4%



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

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