Socio-economic statistics for Beggars Bush, West Sussex
Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Beggars Bush 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 Beggars Bush to figures for West Sussex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Beggars Bush is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Beggars Bush Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Beggars Bush as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Beggars Bush is also older than the West Sussex average, making Beggars Bush a older persons location.

AgeAdurWest SussexEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%7.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.7%7.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%3.3%2.3%
Mean Age4342.339.3
Median Age444339

Beggars Bush 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.

GradeAdurWest SussexEngland
AB19.50%25.07%22.96%
C133.61%33.63%30.92%
C224.70%21.45%20.64%
DE22.19%19.85%25.49%

Beggars Bush General Health Statistics

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

HealthAdurWest SussexEngland
Very Good42.67%46.97%47.17%
Good36.57%35.49%34.22%
Fair15.01%12.99%13.12%
Bad4.51%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.25%1.00%1.25%

Beggars Bush Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Beggars Bush and are from the UK Census of 2011. Beggars Bush 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.

QualificationAdurWest SussexEngland
No Qualifications25.6%20%22.5%
Level 115.9%14.2%13.3%
Level 216.5%17%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%3.6%
Level 311.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 422%27.8%27.4%
Other4.5%5.2%5.7%

Beggars Bush Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Beggars Bush 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.

BenefitAdurWest SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.8%9.7%13.5%

Beggars Bush Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAdurWest SussexEngland
Owned37.8%36.4%30.6%
Mortgage36%34.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%13.1%15.4%
Other1.2%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.4%1.3%

Beggars Bush Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Beggars Bush are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Beggars Bush 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.

CountryAdurWest SussexEngland
United Kingdom93.8%89.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.4%3.7%
Outside the EU3.7%6.1%9.4%



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

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