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If you are thinking of moving to Court-at-Street 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 Court-at-Street to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Court-at-Street is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Court-at-Street Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Court-at-Street are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Court-at-Street 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.

CountryShepwayKentEngland
United Kingdom90.8%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.1%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.5%5.4%9.4%

Court-at-Street General Health Statistics

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

HealthShepwayKentEngland
Very Good42.21%46.68%47.17%
Good36.12%34.87%34.22%
Fair15.25%13.32%13.12%
Bad4.93%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad1.49%1.14%1.25%

Court-at-Street 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. Court-at-Street has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeShepwayKentEngland
AB18.21%22.42%22.96%
C131.74%31.89%30.92%
C223.70%22.46%20.64%
DE26.35%23.22%25.49%

Court-at-Street Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureShepwayKentEngland
Owned35.3%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage29.5%34.2%32.8%
Shared0.5%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.9%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.3%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented20.2%15.1%15.4%
Other2%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Court-at-Street Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Court-at-Street 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 Court-at-Street is both higher than the average for Kent and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitShepwayKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.6%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)16%12.6%13.5%

Court-at-Street Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Court-at-Street as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Court-at-Street is also older than the Kent average, making Court-at-Street a older persons location.

AgeShepwayKentEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.2%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age42.440.339.3
Median Age434139

Court-at-Street Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Court-at-Street and are from the UK Census of 2011. Court-at-Street 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.

QualificationShepwayKentEngland
No Qualifications24.7%22.5%22.5%
Level 114.9%14.7%13.3%
Level 217.5%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.3%12.4%
Level 421.8%24.7%27.4%
Other5.4%5.1%5.7%



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

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