If you are thinking of moving to Bridge 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 Bridge Green to figures for Essex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bridge Green is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bridge Green Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bridge Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bridge 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.7%||2.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4%||4.4%||9.4%|
Bridge Green General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bridge Green. The percentage of residents in Bridge Green rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bridge Green rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bridge Green is generally better than in the average person in England.
Bridge Green Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bridge Green as a whole, is older than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.9%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.3%||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.7%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.3%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.6%||8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||5.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||19.8%||19.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.2%||20.3%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.7%||6.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.1%||9.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.5%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.4%||2.5%||2.3%|
Bridge 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. Bridge Green has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Bridge Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bridge Green 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 Bridge Green is both lower than the average for Essex 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 Bridge Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.2%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.4%||11.5%||13.5%|
Bridge Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Bridge Green has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bridge Green is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||8.5%||7.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.2%||6.4%||8.3%|
Bridge Green Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bridge Green and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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