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

Beacon Hill, Essex Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Beacon Hill, Essex and are from the UK Census of 2011. Beacon Hill, Essex 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.

QualificationMaldonEssexEngland
No Qualifications23.1%23.9%22.5%
Level 116%16.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.6%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.2%11.6%12.4%
Level 423.6%23%27.4%
Other4.1%4.5%5.7%

Beacon Hill, Essex General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Beacon Hill, Essex. The percentage of residents in Beacon Hill, Essex rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthMaldonEssexEngland
Very Good46.20%47.13%47.17%
Good35.63%34.94%34.22%
Fair13.42%13.10%13.12%
Bad3.67%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.08%1.09%1.25%

Beacon Hill, Essex Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Beacon Hill, Essex are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Beacon Hill, Essex 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.

CountryMaldonEssexEngland
United Kingdom96.1%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.2%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%4.4%9.4%

Beacon Hill, Essex Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Beacon Hill, Essex as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Beacon Hill, Essex is also older than the Essex average, making Beacon Hill, Essex a older persons location.

AgeMaldonEssexEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.5%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.3%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411.3%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age4340.939.3
Median Age454139

Beacon Hill, Essex 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.

GradeMaldonEssexEngland
AB24.06%22.55%22.96%
C131.43%33.54%30.92%
C225.51%22.53%20.64%
DE19.00%21.39%25.49%

Beacon Hill, Essex Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitMaldonEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.9%11.5%13.5%

Beacon Hill, Essex Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureMaldonEssexEngland
Owned40%34.7%30.6%
Mortgage38.5%36.7%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)0.6%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented8.6%11.4%15.4%
Other1.1%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.1%1.3%


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

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