If you are thinking of moving to Chorley Common 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 Chorley Common to figures for West Sussex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Chorley Common is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Chorley Common Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Chorley Common 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 Chorley Common is both lower than the average for West Sussex 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 Chorley Common than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.7%||1.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.9%||9.7%||13.5%|
Chorley Common 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. Chorley Common has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Chorley Common General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Chorley Common. The percentage of residents in Chorley Common rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Chorley Common rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Chorley Common is generally better than in the average person in England.
Chorley Common Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Chorley Common and are from the UK Census of 2011. Chorley Common has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Chorley Common also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Chorley Common are better educated than the average England citizen.
Chorley Common Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||2.2%||4.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.7%||7.9%||8.3%|
Chorley Common Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Chorley Common are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Chorley Common 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||0.5%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.8%||3.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4.7%||6.1%||9.4%|
Chorley Common Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Chorley Common as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Chorley Common is also older than the West Sussex average, making Chorley Common a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5%||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.4%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.2%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.9%||7.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.5%||5.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.5%||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||20.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.5%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.1%||10.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||8.6%||7.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.7%||3.3%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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