Socio-economic statistics for Barnes Cray, Bexley
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If you are thinking of moving to Barnes Cray 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 Barnes Cray to figures for Bexley and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Barnes Cray is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Barnes Cray Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Barnes Cray 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Barnes Cray than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBexleyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%13.5%

Barnes Cray Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBexleyEngland
Owned32.5%30.6%
Mortgage40%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.5%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Barnes Cray General Health Statistics

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

HealthBexleyEngland
Very Good47.98%47.17%
Good34.68%34.22%
Fair12.51%13.12%
Bad3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.09%1.25%

Barnes Cray Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Barnes Cray and are from the UK Census of 2011. Barnes Cray has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationBexleyEngland
No Qualifications23%22.5%
Level 116.8%13.3%
Level 217.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 421.8%27.4%
Other5.4%5.7%

Barnes Cray 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.

GradeBexleyEngland
AB19.10%22.96%
C136.72%30.92%
C222.75%20.64%
DE21.43%25.49%

Barnes Cray Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Barnes Cray are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Barnes Cray has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryBexleyEngland
United Kingdom85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU10.6%9.4%

Barnes Cray Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBexleyEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.839.3
Median Age3939



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

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