Socio-economic statistics for Blue Bell Hill, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Blue Bell Hill, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Blue Bell Hill, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Blue Bell Hill, Kent

Statistics
Share

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

Blue Bell Hill Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Blue Bell Hill are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Blue Bell Hill 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.

CountryTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
United Kingdom93.1%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.3%5.4%9.4%

Blue Bell Hill Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Blue Bell Hill as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.4%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.8%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.4%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.840.339.3
Median Age414139

Blue Bell Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
Owned32.6%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage38.6%34.2%32.8%
Shared1.5%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.9%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.2%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented9%15.1%15.4%
Other1.1%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%1.3%

Blue Bell Hill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Blue Bell Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
No Qualifications20%22.5%22.5%
Level 115%14.7%13.3%
Level 217.7%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.8%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 427.1%24.7%27.4%
Other4%5.1%5.7%

Blue Bell Hill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Blue Bell Hill and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Blue Bell Hill is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Blue Bell Hill are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these 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 Blue Bell Hill is both lower than the average for Kent 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 Blue Bell Hill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%12.6%13.5%

Blue Bell Hill 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. Blue Bell Hill has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
AB27.80%22.42%22.96%
C132.63%31.89%30.92%
C221.30%22.46%20.64%
DE18.27%23.22%25.49%

Blue Bell Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
Very Good49.92%46.68%47.17%
Good34.33%34.87%34.22%
Fair11.81%13.32%13.12%
Bad3.09%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad0.86%1.14%1.25%


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


Top 10 worst places to live in England 2021






Share
  1. Dymchurch, a geriatric landfill on the south-east coast of Kent

    Dymchurch, a geriatric landfill on the south-east coast of Kent

  2. Maidstone – The biggest moving mistake of my life

    Maidstone – The biggest moving mistake of my life

  3. Swanley is the Manchester United of **** towns

    Swanley is the Manchester United of **** towns

  4. Gillingham – Lively Rubbish Bin of the South East

    Gillingham – Lively Rubbish Bin of the South East

  5. Ramsgate – the town of no hope

    Ramsgate – the town of no hope

  6. Deal, a pleasant Kent seaside resort on the face of it, but dig deeper…

    Deal, a pleasant Kent seaside resort on the face of it, but dig deeper…

  7. Why not to live in Ramsgate

    Why not to live in Ramsgate

  8. Hoo, if you smoke weed then there’s one dealer for every 3 people

    Hoo, if you smoke weed then there’s one dealer for every 3 people

  9. If Margate is a spot on England’s ****, Westgate-on-sea is the pus

    If Margate is a spot on England’s ****, Westgate-on-sea is the pus