Socio-economic statistics for Castle Green, Barking and Dagenham

Socio-economic statistics for Castle Green, Barking and Dagenham
Socio-economic statistics for Castle Green, Barking and Dagenham

Socio-economic statistics for Castle Green, Barking and Dagenham

Statistics

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

Castle Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Castle Green has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Castle Green is an economically deprived area.

TenureBarking and DagenhamEngland
Owned17.1%30.6%
Mortgage29.3%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)28.4%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.3%8.3%
Private Rented16.6%15.4%
Other1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Castle Green Education Statistics

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

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QualificationBarking and DagenhamEngland
No Qualifications27.9%22.5%
Level 115.2%13.3%
Level 215%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.1%3.6%
Level 39.3%12.4%
Level 420.9%27.4%
Other9.7%5.7%

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

GradeBarking and DagenhamEngland
AB12.02%22.96%
C130.46%30.92%
C223.48%20.64%
DE34.04%25.49%

Castle 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 Castle 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. Castle 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 Castle 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 Castle Green is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Castle Green than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitBarking and DagenhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)19%13.5%

Castle Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthBarking and DagenhamEngland
Very Good47.24%47.17%
Good33.74%34.22%
Fair12.93%13.12%
Bad4.67%4.25%
Very Bad1.42%1.25%

Castle Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBarking and DagenhamEngland
United Kingdom69.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries6.7%3.7%
Outside the EU23.4%9.4%

Castle Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBarking and DagenhamEngland
Age 0 to 410%6.3%
Age 5 to 97.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.7%6%
Age 65 to 745%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age33.439.3
Median Age3239



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

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