Socio-economic statistics for Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke), Suffolk
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If you are thinking of moving to Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) 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 Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) to figures for Suffolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) is a relatively affluent area.

TenureMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Owned39.4%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage35.7%31.5%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.1%7.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented9.4%14%15.4%
Other1.8%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.6%1.3%

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) 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.

GradeMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
AB24.70%20.50%22.96%
C130.08%30.24%30.92%
C225.74%24.29%20.64%
DE19.48%24.96%25.49%

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) 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.

CountryMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
United Kingdom95.3%91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%4.9%9.4%

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) 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 Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) is both lower than the average for Suffolk 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 Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%11.3%13.5%

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) General Health Statistics

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

HealthMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Very Good47.88%45.89%47.17%
Good35.31%35.73%34.22%
Fair12.85%13.61%13.12%
Bad3.12%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad0.83%1.04%1.25%

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
No Qualifications22.3%24.3%22.5%
Level 113.9%14.4%13.3%
Level 216.8%16.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.4%11.6%12.4%
Level 426.4%23.5%27.4%
Other3.9%5.5%5.7%

Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) is also older than the Suffolk average, making Ashfield Green (near Stradbroke) a older persons location.

AgeMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.2%18.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 7411%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%6.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age42.441.739.3
Median Age444239



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

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