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

Flackley Ash General Health Statistics

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

HealthRotherEast SussexEngland
Very Good40.55%43.80%47.17%
Good36.60%35.64%34.22%
Fair16.51%14.77%13.12%
Bad4.93%4.48%4.25%
Very Bad1.41%1.31%1.25%

Flackley Ash Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Flackley Ash 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 unemployment in Flackley Ash is both lower than the average for East Sussex and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitRotherEast SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.9%12.9%13.5%

Flackley Ash Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Flackley Ash as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Flackley Ash is also older than the East Sussex average, making Flackley Ash a older persons location.

AgeRotherEast SussexEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%5.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.5%5.1%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246%7.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.7%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4414.4%17.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.8%7.5%6%
Age 65 to 7413.5%11.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 849.8%7.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over5.1%3.7%2.3%
Mean Age47.243.639.3
Median Age504539

Flackley Ash Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRotherEast SussexEngland
Owned45.4%37.9%30.6%
Mortgage28.1%31.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%4.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.6%6.3%8.3%
Private Rented12.7%16.3%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%1.3%

Flackley Ash Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRotherEast SussexEngland
United Kingdom93.6%91.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU3.9%4.7%9.4%

Flackley Ash 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.

GradeRotherEast SussexEngland
AB22.37%22.10%22.96%
C132.31%32.41%30.92%
C224.04%22.89%20.64%
DE21.28%22.60%25.49%

Flackley Ash Education Statistics

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

QualificationRotherEast SussexEngland
No Qualifications24.7%22.6%22.5%
Level 113.8%14.1%13.3%
Level 216.5%16.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.5%3.6%
Level 311.2%12%12.4%
Level 425.5%26.2%27.4%
Other4.6%4.7%5.7%



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

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