Socio-economic statistics for Adur, West Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Adur, West Sussex
Socio-economic statistics for Adur, West Sussex

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

Adur General Health Statistics

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

Very Good44.84%47.17%
Very Bad1.21%1.25%

Adur Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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Social Rented (Council)7.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.3%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Adur Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.739.3
Median Age4539

Adur Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom92.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU4.4%9.4%

Adur 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.


Adur Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Adur is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Adur are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Adur is both lower than the average for East Sussex 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 Adur than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitLewesEast SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.9%12.9%13.5%

Adur Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications21.5%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%
Level 215.7%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 429.4%27.4%

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

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