Socio-economic statistics for Blindley Heath, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Blindley Heath, Surrey
Socio-economic statistics for Blindley Heath, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Blindley Heath, Surrey

Statistics

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

Blindley Heath General Health Statistics

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

HealthTandridgeSurreyEngland
Very Good50.50%52.43%47.17%
Good34.36%33.56%34.22%
Fair11.39%10.56%13.12%
Bad2.90%2.70%4.25%
Very Bad0.86%0.75%1.25%

Blindley Heath Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitTandridgeSurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.8%7.1%13.5%

Blindley Heath Education Statistics

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

QualificationTandridgeSurreyEngland
No Qualifications17.1%15.9%22.5%
Level 113.4%12.2%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%2.9%3.6%
Level 312.3%12.3%12.4%
Level 433%36.2%27.4%
Other3.9%5.1%5.7%

Blindley Heath Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Blindley Heath as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Blindley Heath is also older than the Surrey average, making Blindley Heath a older persons location.

AgeTandridgeSurreyEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%7.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.6%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.6%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.5%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age41.340.239.3
Median Age434039

Blindley Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Blindley Heath has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Blindley Heath is a relatively affluent area.

TenureTandridgeSurreyEngland
Owned36.2%34.8%30.6%
Mortgage39.7%38.1%32.8%
Shared0.9%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.7%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%6.5%8.3%
Private Rented9.7%12.2%15.4%
Other1.3%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.2%1.3%

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

GradeTandridgeSurreyEngland
AB32.42%35.57%22.96%
C135.03%33.53%30.92%
C219.35%17.28%20.64%
DE13.19%13.63%25.49%

Blindley Heath Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTandridgeSurreyEngland
United Kingdom91.3%85.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.9%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%9.5%9.4%



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

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