Elvington, Kent

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

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

GradeDoverEngland
AB17.52%22.96%
C131.74%30.92%
C223.39%20.64%
DE27.36%25.49%

Elvington 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 Elvington 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.

BenefitDoverKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15%12.6%13.5%

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

Elvington Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDoverEngland
United Kingdom92.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.8%9.4%

Elvington Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDoverEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age42.139.3
Median Age4439

Elvington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDoverEngland
Owned35.3%30.6%
Mortgage31.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.4%8.3%
Private Rented15.3%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Elvington General Health Statistics

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

HealthDoverEngland
Very Good43.37%47.17%
Good35.35%34.22%
Fair14.99%13.12%
Bad4.96%4.25%
Very Bad1.33%1.25%

Elvington Education Statistics

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

QualificationDoverEngland
No Qualifications25%22.5%
Level 114.6%13.3%
Level 217.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.4%
Level 422%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%

What is the population of Elvington and Dover?

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

WardPopulation
Alkham & Capel-le-Ferne3206
Aylesham, Eythorne & Shepherdswell11081
Buckland7836
Dover Downs & River6847
Eastry Rural6861
Guston, Kingsdown & St Margaret's-at-Cliffe7514
Little Stour & Ashstone7278
Maxton & Elms Vale3984
Middle Deal7156
Mill Hill7959
North Deal7744
Sandwich6619
St Radigunds7339
Tower Hamlets4824
Town & Castle8993
Walmer6885
Whitfield6388
Dover Total118514



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


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