Socio-economic statistics for Ash-cum-Ridley, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Ash-cum-Ridley, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Ash-cum-Ridley, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Ash-cum-Ridley, Kent

Statistics

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

Ash-cum-Ridley General Health Statistics

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

HealthSevenoaksKentEngland
Very Good51.17%46.68%47.17%
Good33.37%34.87%34.22%
Fair11.47%13.32%13.12%
Bad3.11%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%1.14%1.25%

Ash-cum-Ridley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSevenoaksKentEngland
Owned37.5%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage35.2%34.2%32.8%
Shared1.7%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.5%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented9.7%15.1%15.4%
Other1.1%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%1.3%

Ash-cum-Ridley Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ash-cum-Ridley and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationSevenoaksKentEngland
No Qualifications19.2%22.5%22.5%
Level 113.7%14.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.1%12.3%12.4%
Level 432%24.7%27.4%
Other4.1%5.1%5.7%

Ash-cum-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-cum-Ridley has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeSevenoaksKentEngland
AB32.45%22.42%22.96%
C131.68%31.89%30.92%
C219.71%22.46%20.64%
DE16.17%23.22%25.49%

Ash-cum-Ridley Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ash-cum-Ridley are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ash-cum-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.

CountrySevenoaksKentEngland
United Kingdom91.8%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.1%5.4%9.4%

Ash-cum-Ridley Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Ash-cum-Ridley as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Ash-cum-Ridley is also older than the Kent average, making Ash-cum-Ridley a older persons location.

AgeSevenoaksKentEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.6%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.2%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.440.339.3
Median Age434139

Ash-cum-Ridley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ash-cum-Ridley 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 Ash-cum-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-cum-Ridley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSevenoaksKentEngland
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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