Socio-economic statistics for Emmer Green, Berkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Emmer Green, Berkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Emmer Green, Berkshire

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

Emmer Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryReadingEngland
United Kingdom75.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries6.4%3.7%
Outside the EU17.3%9.4%

Emmer Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Emmer Green has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Emmer Green is an economically deprived area.

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TenureReadingEngland
Owned22.6%30.6%
Mortgage32.2%32.8%
Shared1.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.2%8.3%
Private Rented24.7%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Emmer Green 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. Emmer Green 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 Emmer Green 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Emmer Green is both lower than the average for Merseyside (Met County) 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 Emmer Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitReadingMerseyside (Met County)England
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.7%4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%4.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.1%21.3%13.5%

Emmer Green rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Emmer Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeReadingEngland
Age 0 to 47.7%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2412.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4424.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.1%6%
Age 65 to 745.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age35.339.3
Median Age3339

Emmer Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthReadingEngland
Very Good50.21%47.17%
Good35.27%34.22%
Fair10.77%13.12%
Bad2.95%4.25%
Very Bad0.81%1.25%

Emmer Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationReadingEngland
No Qualifications17.4%22.5%
Level 112.2%13.3%
Level 212.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.5%3.6%
Level 313.4%12.4%
Level 434.8%27.4%
Other7.4%5.7%

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

GradeReadingEngland
AB31.34%22.96%
C129.97%30.92%
C217.19%20.64%
DE21.50%25.49%

What is the population of Emmer Green and Reading?

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

WardPopulation
Abbey15124
Battle11560
Caversham9110
Church11887
Katesgrove11611
Kentwood9178
Mapledurham2953
Minster10458
Norcot10358
Park10302
Peppard8925
Redlands9729
Southcote8605
Thames8918
Tilehurst8845
Whitley12774
Reading Total160337



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


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