Socio-economic statistics for Breach, West Sussex
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If you are thinking of moving to Breach 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 Breach to figures for West Sussex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Breach is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Breach Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Breach 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 unemployment in Breach is both lower than the average for West Sussex 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 Breach than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitChichesterWest SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%9.7%13.5%

Breach Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Breach and are from the UK Census of 2011. Breach 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. Breach also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Breach are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationChichesterWest SussexEngland
No Qualifications19.5%20%22.5%
Level 111.6%14.2%13.3%
Level 215.9%17%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%3.6%
Level 312.8%12.3%12.4%
Level 432.4%27.8%27.4%
Other4.4%5.2%5.7%

Breach Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Breach as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Breach is also older than the West Sussex average, making Breach a older persons location.

AgeChichesterWest SussexEngland
Age 0 to 45%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%7.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.5%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7412.1%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.6%7.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.7%3.3%2.3%
Mean Age44.542.339.3
Median Age464339

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

GradeChichesterWest SussexEngland
AB28.80%25.07%22.96%
C131.49%33.63%30.92%
C221.10%21.45%20.64%
DE18.61%19.85%25.49%

Breach Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureChichesterWest SussexEngland
Owned40.5%36.4%30.6%
Mortgage26.6%34.2%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.2%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.7%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented12.8%13.1%15.4%
Other2.1%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free2.2%1.4%1.3%

Breach Immigration Statistics

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

CountryChichesterWest SussexEngland
United Kingdom91.9%89.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.4%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%6.1%9.4%

Breach General Health Statistics

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

HealthChichesterWest SussexEngland
Very Good47.64%46.97%47.17%
Good34.95%35.49%34.22%
Fair13.09%12.99%13.12%
Bad3.36%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad0.96%1.00%1.25%


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

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