Socio-economic statistics for Effingham, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Effingham, Surrey
Socio-economic statistics for Effingham, Surrey

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

Effingham Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Effingham and are from the UK Census of 2011. Effingham 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. Effingham also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Effingham are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications14.2%22.5%
Level 110.7%13.3%
Level 213.5%15.2%
Level 314.2%12.4%
Level 439.5%27.4%

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

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Effingham Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Effingham as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Effingham is also older than the average, making Effingham a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6%
Age 65 to 747.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age3939.3
Median Age3839

Effingham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Effingham has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Effingham is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)9.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.7%8.3%
Private Rented13.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Effingham General Health Statistics

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

Very Good53.92%47.17%
Very Bad0.67%1.25%

Effingham 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 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. Effingham 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 Effingham 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 Effingham is both lower than the average for Surrey and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Effingham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.7%7.1%13.5%

Effingham rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Effingham Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom84.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU10.1%9.4%

What is the population of Effingham and Guildford?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Guildford including Effingham. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ash South and Tongham8132
Ash Vale5991
Ash Wharf6369
Clandon and Horsley8963
Friary and St Nicolas11127
Holy Trinity8904
Guildford Total150352

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

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