Socio-economic statistics for Bournes Green, Essex

Socio-economic statistics for Bournes Green, Essex
Socio-economic statistics for Bournes Green, Essex

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

Bournes Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bournes Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bournes Green 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.

United Kingdom90.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.1%3.7%
Outside the EU6%9.4%

Bournes Green General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good45.11%47.17%
Very Bad1.26%1.25%

Bournes Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)6.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.7%8.3%
Private Rented20.7%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Bournes Green 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 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. Bournes Green is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Bournes Green 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 Bournes Green is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.9%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.5%11.5%13.5%

Bournes Green rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Bournes Green Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications24.6%22.5%
Level 116.4%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.2%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 421.8%27.4%

Bournes Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Bournes Green as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bournes Green is also older than the average, making Bournes Green a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.3%
Mean Age40.239.3
Median Age4039

Bournes Green 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.


What is the population of Bournes Green and Southend-on-Sea?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Southend-on-Sea including Bournes Green. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Blenheim Park11159
Eastwood Park9425
St Laurence10599
St. Luke's11237
West Leigh9459
West Shoebury10415
Southend-on-Sea Total182773

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

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