If you are thinking of moving to Congham 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 Congham to figures for Norfolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Congham is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Congham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Congham 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 Congham is both lower than the average for Norfolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.
|Benefit||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.9%||3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.8%||13.2%||13.5%|
Congham Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Congham as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Congham is also older than the Norfolk average, making Congham a older persons location.
|Age||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.5%||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.6%||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.3%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.7%||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.6%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||12.1%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.9%||7.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||3%||2.3%|
Congham Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Congham and are from the UK Census of 2011. Congham 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.
|Qualification||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Congham Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Congham are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Country||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.9%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.4%||3.6%||9.4%|
Congham 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. Congham has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Congham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||3.1%||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.2%||8.6%||8.3%|
Congham General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Congham. The percentage of residents in Congham rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Congham rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Congham is generally worse than in the average person in England.
|Health||King`s Lynn and West Norfolk||Norfolk||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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