Socio-economic statistics for Chignall St James, Essex

Socio-economic statistics for Chignall St James, Essex
Socio-economic statistics for Chignall St James, Essex

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

Chignall St James Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Chignall St James as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Chignall St James is also older than the average, making Chignall St James a older persons location.

AgeChelmsfordEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.139.3
Median Age4039

Chignall St James Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Chignall St James are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Chignall St James 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.

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CountryChelmsfordEngland
United Kingdom92.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.9%9.4%

Chignall St James Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Chignall St James and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationChelmsfordEngland
No Qualifications18.9%22.5%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.6%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 428.8%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Chignall St James 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. Chignall St James has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeChelmsfordEngland
AB28.97%22.96%
C134.87%30.92%
C219.10%20.64%
DE17.07%25.49%

Chignall St James Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureChelmsfordEngland
Owned34%30.6%
Mortgage39.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11%8.3%
Private Rented10.9%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Chignall St James 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Chignall St James 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 Chignall St James 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 Chignall St James than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitChelmsfordEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.1%11.5%13.5%

Chignall St James General Health Statistics

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

HealthChelmsfordEngland
Very Good50.19%47.17%
Good34.72%34.22%
Fair11.44%13.12%
Bad2.84%4.25%
Very Bad0.81%1.25%


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


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