Socio-economic statistics for Crawley, West Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Crawley, West Sussex
Socio-economic statistics for Crawley, West Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Crawley, West Sussex

Statistics

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

Crawley Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Crawley as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Crawley is older than the West Sussex average.

AgeCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Age 0 to 47.6%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%7.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.5%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.8%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.5%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.8%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 745.9%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.8%7.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%3.3%2.3%
Mean Age36.842.339.3
Median Age354339

Crawley Education Statistics

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

QualificationCrawleyWest SussexEngland
No Qualifications20.1%20%22.5%
Level 118%14.2%13.3%
Level 217.1%17%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.3%12.4%
Level 421.5%27.8%27.4%
Other8.5%5.2%5.7%

Crawley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Crawley 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 Crawley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.1%9.7%13.5%

Crawley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Owned22.2%36.4%30.6%
Mortgage36.9%34.2%32.8%
Shared1.4%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)18.6%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.2%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented13.5%13.1%15.4%
Other1%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.4%1.3%

Crawley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCrawleyWest SussexEngland
United Kingdom79.7%89.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.8%3.4%3.7%
Outside the EU13.7%6.1%9.4%

Crawley 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. Crawley has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCrawleyWest SussexEngland
AB17.70%25.07%22.96%
C133.86%33.63%30.92%
C223.00%21.45%20.64%
DE25.44%19.85%25.49%

Crawley General Health Statistics

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

HealthCrawleyWest SussexEngland
Very Good47.61%46.97%47.17%
Good35.91%35.49%34.22%
Fair12.06%12.99%13.12%
Bad3.45%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad0.97%1.00%1.25%


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

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