Socio-economic statistics for Fair Cross, Barking and Dagenham
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If you are thinking of moving to Fair Cross 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 Fair Cross to figures for Barking and Dagenham and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Fair Cross is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Fair Cross General Health Statistics

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

HealthRedbridgeEngland
Very Good48.12%47.17%
Good34.98%34.22%
Fair12.00%13.12%
Bad3.76%4.25%
Very Bad1.15%1.25%

Fair Cross Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Fair Cross come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Fair Cross than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRedbridgeEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.6%13.5%

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

GradeRedbridgeEngland
AB28.07%22.96%
C133.29%30.92%
C215.89%20.64%
DE22.75%25.49%

Fair Cross Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRedbridgeEngland
Age 0 to 47.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.5%6%
Age 65 to 746%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age35.639.3
Median Age3439

Fair Cross Education Statistics

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

QualificationRedbridgeEngland
No Qualifications18.5%22.5%
Level 112.2%13.3%
Level 213.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.7%3.6%
Level 310.3%12.4%
Level 433.9%27.4%
Other10.3%5.7%

Fair Cross Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRedbridgeEngland
United Kingdom63.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.4%3.7%
Outside the EU30.5%9.4%

Fair Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRedbridgeEngland
Owned28.2%30.6%
Mortgage35.4%32.8%
Shared1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.1%8.3%
Private Rented21.6%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%


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

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