Elmstead Market, Essex

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

Elmstead Market Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTendringEngland
United Kingdom95.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%9.4%

Elmstead Market 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Elmstead Market 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Elmstead Market is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Elmstead Market than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitTendringEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.6%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.9%11.5%13.5%

Elmstead Market General Health Statistics

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

HealthTendringEngland
Very Good38.42%47.17%
Good35.82%34.22%
Fair18.15%13.12%
Bad5.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.78%1.25%

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

GradeTendringEngland
AB14.14%22.96%
C128.65%30.92%
C226.52%20.64%
DE30.69%25.49%

Elmstead Market Education Statistics

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

QualificationTendringEngland
No Qualifications34.3%22.5%
Level 115.2%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 39.5%12.4%
Level 415.9%27.4%
Other4.8%5.7%

Elmstead Market Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTendringEngland
Owned44.6%30.6%
Mortgage29.1%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented14.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Elmstead Market Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeTendringEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%6%
Age 65 to 7413.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 849.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over4%2.3%
Mean Age45.739.3
Median Age4839



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


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