Socio-economic statistics for Brissenden Green, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Brissenden Green, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Brissenden Green, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Brissenden Green, Kent

Statistics

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

Brissenden Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Brissenden Green as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Brissenden Green is younger than the Kent average.

AgeAshfordKentEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.5%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.640.339.3
Median Age404139

Brissenden Green Education Statistics

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

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QualificationAshfordKentEngland
No Qualifications21.2%22.5%22.5%
Level 115.6%14.7%13.3%
Level 217.8%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.8%3.6%
Level 312%12.3%12.4%
Level 424.6%24.7%27.4%
Other4.9%5.1%5.7%

Brissenden Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAshfordKentEngland
Owned31.8%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.6%34.2%32.8%
Shared1.3%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.6%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented12.9%15.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%1.3%

Brissenden Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryAshfordKentEngland
United Kingdom90.7%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.9%5.4%9.4%

Brissenden Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthAshfordKentEngland
Very Good47.58%46.68%47.17%
Good35.09%34.87%34.22%
Fair12.74%13.32%13.12%
Bad3.53%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.14%1.25%

Brissenden 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 Brissenden Green 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. Brissenden Green 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 Brissenden 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 Brissenden Green 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 Brissenden Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitAshfordKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.8%12.6%13.5%

Brissenden 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.

GradeAshfordKentEngland
AB22.33%22.42%22.96%
C131.01%31.89%30.92%
C223.50%22.46%20.64%
DE23.16%23.22%25.49%


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

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