If you are thinking of moving to Blacketts 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 Blacketts to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Blacketts is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Blacketts Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Blacketts and are from the UK Census of 2011. Blacketts 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.
Blacketts General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Blacketts. The percentage of residents in Blacketts rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Blacketts rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Blacketts is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Blacketts Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Blacketts are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Blacketts 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.4%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.8%||5.4%||9.4%|
Blacketts Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Blacketts has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Blacketts is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||2.2%||5.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.1%||8.1%||8.3%|
Blacketts Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Blacketts as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Blacketts is younger than the Kent average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.4%||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.8%||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.5%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.1%||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.4%||19.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.2%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.8%||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.3%||9.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.4%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.5%||2.3%|
Blacketts 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. Blacketts has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Blacketts Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blacketts 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.3%||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.9%||12.6%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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