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

Belgravia Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Belgravia as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Belgravia is also older than the average, making Belgravia a older persons location.

AgeKensington and ChelseaEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to144.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 249%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4428.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 746.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age37.839.3
Median Age3639

Belgravia Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Belgravia 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 Belgravia than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitKensington and ChelseaEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%13.5%

Belgravia Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Belgravia has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Belgravia is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureKensington and ChelseaEngland
Social Rented (Council)9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.4%8.3%
Private Rented34%15.4%
Rent Free3.1%1.3%

Belgravia Immigration Statistics

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

CountryKensington and ChelseaEngland
United Kingdom48.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries16.8%3.7%
Outside the EU33.1%9.4%

Belgravia Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Belgravia and are from the UK Census of 2011. Belgravia has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Belgravia also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Belgravia are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationKensington and ChelseaEngland
No Qualifications10.1%22.5%
Level 15.8%13.3%
Level 27.9%15.2%
Level 310%12.4%
Level 452.7%27.4%

Belgravia General Health Statistics

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

HealthKensington and ChelseaEngland
Very Good57.84%47.17%
Very Bad1.18%1.25%

Belgravia 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. Belgravia has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeKensington and ChelseaEngland

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

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