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

Brighton General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.23%47.17%
Very Bad1.43%1.25%

Brighton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Brighton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Brighton 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.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14%13.5%

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


Brighton Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.339.3
Median Age4539

Brighton Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications22.4%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 217.4%15.2%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 425%27.4%

Brighton Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Brighton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Brighton 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 Kingdom95.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%

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

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