If you are thinking of moving to Down End 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 Down End to figures for Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Down End is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Down End Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Down End has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Down End is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||7.5%||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.7%||7.6%||8.3%|
Down End Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Down End are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Down End 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||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.5%||2.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.1%||2.9%||9.4%|
Down End Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Down End 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.5%||1.9%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.2%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.3%||11.5%||13.5%|
Down End General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Down End. The percentage of residents in Down End rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Down End 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.
Down End Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Down End and are from the UK Census of 2011. Down End 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.
Down End Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Down End as a whole, is older than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.6%||7.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.9%||5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.5%||17.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.4%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.9%||10.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.8%||7.1%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||3.1%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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