If you are thinking of moving to Chafford Hundred 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 Chafford Hundred to figures for Essex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Chafford Hundred is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Chafford Hundred Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Chafford Hundred 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 Chafford Hundred is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.6%||13.5%|
Chafford Hundred Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Chafford Hundred are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Chafford Hundred 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.5%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||7.8%||9.4%|
Chafford Hundred Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Chafford Hundred and are from the UK Census of 2011. Chafford Hundred 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.
Chafford Hundred Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||16.1%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||2.3%||8.3%|
Chafford Hundred 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. Chafford Hundred has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Chafford Hundred Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Chafford Hundred as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Chafford Hundred is also older than the average, making Chafford Hundred a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||7.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||23.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||18.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.7%||2.3%|
Chafford Hundred General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Chafford Hundred. The percentage of residents in Chafford Hundred rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Chafford Hundred rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Chafford Hundred is generally better than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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