If you are thinking of moving to Custom House 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 Custom House to figures for Newham and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Custom House is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Custom House Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Custom House has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Custom House is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation
|Social Rented (Council)||18.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.3%||8.3%|
Custom House Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Custom House as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Custom House is also older than the average, making Custom House a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||8.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||13.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||24.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||14%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||2.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||3.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||2.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||0.7%||2.3%|
Custom House Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Custom House and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Custom House is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Custom House are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Custom House is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||15%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Custom House Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Custom House are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Custom House 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||10.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||42.4%||9.4%|
Custom House General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Custom House. The percentage of residents in Custom House rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Custom House Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Custom House and are from the UK Census of 2011. Custom House 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. Custom House also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Custom House are better educated than the average England citizen.
Custom House 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. Custom House has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.