If you are thinking of moving to Blackheath Park 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 Blackheath Park to figures for Greenwich and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Blackheath Park is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Blackheath Park 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.
Blackheath Park Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Blackheath Park 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 unemployment in Blackheath Park is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15.2%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Blackheath Park Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Blackheath Park are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Blackheath Park 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||6.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||23.5%||9.4%|
Blackheath Park Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Blackheath Park has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Blackheath Park 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
|Social Rented (Council)||22.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.7%||8.3%|
Blackheath Park General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Blackheath Park. The percentage of residents in Blackheath Park rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Blackheath Park Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Blackheath Park and are from the UK Census of 2011. Blackheath Park 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. Blackheath Park also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Blackheath Park are better educated than the average England citizen.
Blackheath Park Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Blackheath Park as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Blackheath Park is also older than the average, making Blackheath Park a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||8.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||10.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||25.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.5%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.