Socio-economic statistics for Appledore, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Appledore, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Appledore, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Appledore, Kent

Statistics

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

Appledore Education Statistics

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

QualificationAshfordKentEngland
No Qualifications21.2%22.5%22.5%
Level 115.6%14.7%13.3%
Level 217.8%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.8%3.6%
Level 312%12.3%12.4%
Level 424.6%24.7%27.4%
Other4.9%5.1%5.7%

Appledore 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.

GradeAshfordKentEngland
AB22.33%22.42%22.96%
C131.01%31.89%30.92%
C223.50%22.46%20.64%
DE23.16%23.22%25.49%

Appledore Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitAshfordKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.8%12.6%13.5%

Appledore Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Appledore as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Appledore is younger than the Kent average.

AgeAshfordKentEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.5%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.640.339.3
Median Age404139

Appledore General Health Statistics

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

HealthAshfordKentEngland
Very Good47.58%46.68%47.17%
Good35.09%34.87%34.22%
Fair12.74%13.32%13.12%
Bad3.53%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.14%1.25%

Appledore Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAshfordKentEngland
Owned31.8%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.6%34.2%32.8%
Shared1.3%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.6%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented12.9%15.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%1.3%

Appledore Immigration Statistics

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

CountryAshfordKentEngland
United Kingdom90.7%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.9%5.4%9.4%



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

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