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

Chislehurst West Education Statistics

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

QualificationBromleyEngland
No Qualifications17.9%22.5%
Level 113.6%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.7%3.6%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 433.1%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%

Chislehurst West Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Chislehurst West as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Chislehurst West is also older than the average, making Chislehurst West a older persons location.

AgeBromleyEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 748.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.939.3
Median Age4039

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

GradeBromleyEngland
AB30.80%22.96%
C136.72%30.92%
C216.28%20.64%
DE16.20%25.49%

Chislehurst West Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBromleyEngland
Owned33.4%30.6%
Mortgage37.5%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.6%8.3%
Private Rented12.4%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Chislehurst West Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Chislehurst West 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Chislehurst West than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBromleyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%13.5%

Chislehurst West General Health Statistics

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

HealthBromleyEngland
Very Good50.10%47.17%
Good34.12%34.22%
Fair11.67%13.12%
Bad3.20%4.25%
Very Bad0.91%1.25%

Chislehurst West Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Chislehurst West are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Chislehurst West 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.

CountryBromleyEngland
United Kingdom85.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.5%3.7%
Outside the EU9.9%9.4%



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

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