Socio-economic statistics for Dymchurch, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Dymchurch, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Dymchurch, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Dymchurch, Kent

Statistics

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

Dymchurch Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Dymchurch come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Dymchurch 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%

Dymchurch Immigration Statistics

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

Dymchurch Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Dymchurch as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Dymchurch is also older than the Kent average, making Dymchurch 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

Dymchurch 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. Dymchurch 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%

Dymchurch Education Statistics

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

Dymchurch 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%

Dymchurch General Health Statistics

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


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


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