Socio-economic statistics for Camer, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Camer, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Camer, Kent

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

Camer 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 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Camer 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Camer is both higher than the average for Kent and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitGraveshamKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14%12.6%13.5%

Camer rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Camer Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Camer and are from the UK Census of 2011. Camer has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationGraveshamEngland
No Qualifications24.4%22.5%
Level 116.4%13.3%
Level 217%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.6%
Level 311.1%12.4%
Level 420%27.4%
Other7%5.7%

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

GradeGraveshamEngland
AB17.13%22.96%
C129.64%30.92%
C225.06%20.64%
DE28.17%25.49%

Camer Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureGraveshamEngland
Owned30.7%30.6%
Mortgage33.9%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)13.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.4%8.3%
Private Rented15.1%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Camer Age Distribution Statistics

AgeGraveshamEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6%
Age 65 to 748.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age38.739.3
Median Age3939

Camer General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Camer. The percentage of residents in Camer rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthGraveshamEngland
Very Good46.50%47.17%
Good34.97%34.22%
Fair13.40%13.12%
Bad4.03%4.25%
Very Bad1.10%1.25%

Camer Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Camer are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Camer has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryGraveshamEngland
United Kingdom85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU8.7%9.4%

What is the population of Camer and Gravesham?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Gravesham including Camer. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Central7139
Chalk2181
Coldharbour4979
Higham3850
Istead Rise3363
Meopham North4373
Meopham South and Vigo4325
Northfleet North8810
Northfleet South8945
Painters Ash5454
Pelham8171
Riverside10124
Riverview4268
Shorne, Cobham and Luddesdown4239
Singlewell8203
Westcourt7033
Whitehill4477
Woodlands6956
Gravesham Total106890



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


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