Socio-economic statistics for Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon
Socio-economic statistics for Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon

Socio-economic statistics for Bigbury-on-Sea, Devon

Statistics

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

Bigbury-on-Sea Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureSouth HamsDevonEngland
Owned42.8%40.4%30.6%
Mortgage28.9%29.8%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.6%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented12.6%14.6%15.4%
Other1.7%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.5%1.3%

Bigbury-on-Sea Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bigbury-on-Sea are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bigbury-on-Sea 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.

CountrySouth HamsDevonEngland
United Kingdom94.6%94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU3.1%3.3%9.4%

Bigbury-on-Sea General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth HamsDevonEngland
Very Good47.41%46.10%47.17%
Good34.37%34.70%34.22%
Fair13.32%14.00%13.12%
Bad3.80%4.04%4.25%
Very Bad1.11%1.16%1.25%

Bigbury-on-Sea Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bigbury-on-Sea and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bigbury-on-Sea 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. Bigbury-on-Sea also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bigbury-on-Sea are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationSouth HamsDevonEngland
No Qualifications17.2%21.1%22.5%
Level 112.1%13.3%13.3%
Level 216.3%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.9%12.4%
Level 434.3%27.8%27.4%
Other3.7%4.3%5.7%

Bigbury-on-Sea Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bigbury-on-Sea as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bigbury-on-Sea is also older than the Devon average, making Bigbury-on-Sea a older persons location.

AgeSouth HamsDevonEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.4%17%20.6%
Age 45 to 5923%20.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 649%7.7%6%
Age 65 to 7412.6%11.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.8%7.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%3.4%2.3%
Mean Age45.343.739.3
Median Age484539

Bigbury-on-Sea 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.

GradeSouth HamsDevonEngland
AB27.35%21.91%22.96%
C130.15%29.91%30.92%
C224.05%25.31%20.64%
DE18.46%22.87%25.49%

Bigbury-on-Sea Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bigbury-on-Sea 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 Bigbury-on-Sea is both lower than the average for Devon 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 Bigbury-on-Sea than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth HamsDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%10.8%13.5%


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

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