If you are thinking of moving to Etchinghill 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 Etchinghill to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Etchinghill is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Etchinghill Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Etchinghill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Etchinghill 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.
Etchinghill 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. Etchinghill is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Etchinghill 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Etchinghill is both higher than the average for Kent and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|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%|
Etchinghill 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. Etchinghill has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Etchinghill Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Etchinghill are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Etchinghill 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.5%||9.4%|
Etchinghill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||6.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.3%||8.3%|
Etchinghill Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Etchinghill as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Etchinghill is also older than the average, making Etchinghill a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.7%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.2%||2.3%|
Etchinghill General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Etchinghill. The percentage of residents in Etchinghill rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Etchinghill rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Etchinghill is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.