Socio-economic statistics for Bexleyheath, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Bexleyheath, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Bexleyheath, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Bexleyheath, Kent

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

Bexleyheath Education Statistics

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

Bexleyheath 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%

Bexleyheath 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

Bexleyheath General Health Statistics

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

Bexleyheath Immigration Statistics

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

Bexleyheath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Bexleyheath has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bexleyheath 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%

Bexleyheath Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bexleyheath come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Bexleyheath 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%


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


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