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

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


Broad Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Broad Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Broad 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 Kingdom92.7%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4%4.4%9.4%

Broad Green General Health Statistics

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

Very Good52.55%47.13%47.17%
Very Bad0.66%1.09%1.25%

Broad Green Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications17.7%23.9%22.5%
Level 113.9%16.1%13.3%
Level 217.2%17.2%15.2%
Level 312%11.6%12.4%
Level 431.9%23%27.4%

Broad Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Broad Green as a whole, is older than the national average.

Age 0 to 45.9%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.3%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.7%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.6%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.2%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.5%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age40.640.939.3
Median Age424139

Broad Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Broad 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 Broad 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 Broad 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%

Broad Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Broad Green has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Broad 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%
Private Rented11.5%11.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.1%1.3%

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

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