Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Upper Edmonton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEnfieldEngland
Age 0 to 47.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 298%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.4%6%
Age 65 to 746.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age35.939.3
Median Age3439

Upper Edmonton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEnfieldEngland
United Kingdom64.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries10.1%3.7%
Outside the EU23.6%9.4%

Upper Edmonton General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Upper Edmonton. The percentage of residents in Upper Edmonton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Upper Edmonton rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Upper Edmonton is generally worse than in the average person in England.

HealthEnfieldEngland
Very Good46.84%47.17%
Good35.01%34.22%
Fair12.71%13.12%
Bad4.11%4.25%
Very Bad1.34%1.25%

Upper Edmonton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitEnfieldEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.5%13.5%

Upper Edmonton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Upper Edmonton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Upper Edmonton is an economically deprived area.

TenureEnfieldEngland
Owned26.2%30.6%
Mortgage31.7%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)11.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.2%8.3%
Private Rented21.2%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Upper Edmonton 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.

GradeEnfieldEngland
AB21.61%22.96%
C132.11%30.92%
C217.22%20.64%
DE29.05%25.49%

Upper Edmonton Education Statistics

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

QualificationEnfieldEngland
No Qualifications23%22.5%
Level 112.9%13.3%
Level 213.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.9%3.6%
Level 310.5%12.4%
Level 428.7%27.4%
Other9.2%5.7%



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

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