If you are thinking of moving to Ash-***-Ridley 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 Ash-***-Ridley to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Ash-***-Ridley is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Ash-***-Ridley General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Ash-***-Ridley. The percentage of residents in Ash-***-Ridley rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Ash-***-Ridley rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Ash-***-Ridley is generally better than in the average person in England.
Ash-***-Ridley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Ash-***-Ridley has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Ash-***-Ridley is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.7%||5.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.5%||8.1%||8.3%|
Ash-***-Ridley Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ash-***-Ridley and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Ash-***-Ridley 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. Ash-***-Ridley has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Ash-***-Ridley Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ash-***-Ridley are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ash-***-Ridley 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.4%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.1%||5.4%||9.4%|
Ash-***-Ridley Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Ash-***-Ridley as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Ash-***-Ridley is also older than the Kent average, making Ash-***-Ridley a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.1%||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6%||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.2%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.6%||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.6%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.5%||19.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.2%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.1%||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.8%||9.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.5%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.5%||2.3%|
Ash-***-Ridley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ash-***-Ridley come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Ash-***-Ridley 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 Ash-***-Ridley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.4%||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.3%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.2%||12.6%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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