Socio-economic statistics for Frindsbury, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Frindsbury, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Frindsbury, Kent

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

Frindsbury Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMedwayEngland
Owned28.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.8%32.8%
Shared1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%8.3%
Private Rented15.7%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Frindsbury Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryMedwayEngland
United Kingdom89.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.4%9.4%

Frindsbury 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. Frindsbury 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 Frindsbury 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Frindsbury is both higher than the average for Kent and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitMedwayKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.6%12.6%13.5%

Frindsbury rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Frindsbury Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMedwayEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age37.739.3
Median Age3739

Frindsbury General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Frindsbury. The percentage of residents in Frindsbury rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthMedwayEngland
Very Good45.72%47.17%
Good36.25%34.22%
Fair13.00%13.12%
Bad3.94%4.25%
Very Bad1.09%1.25%

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

GradeMedwayEngland
AB16.54%22.96%
C131.99%30.92%
C225.35%20.64%
DE26.12%25.49%

Frindsbury Education Statistics

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

QualificationMedwayEngland
No Qualifications22.9%22.5%
Level 116.9%13.3%
Level 218.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 419.1%27.4%
Other5.3%5.7%

What is the population of Frindsbury and Medway?

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

WardPopulation
Chatham Central17547
Cuxton and Halling6683
Gillingham North19872
Gillingham South17932
Hempstead and Wigmore7767
Lordswood and Capstone9025
Luton and Wayfield15402
Peninsula14712
Princes Park10225
Rainham Central12088
Rainham North8766
Rainham South13388
River12100
Rochester East10670
Rochester South and Horsted13752
Rochester West10912
Strood North14393
Strood Rural15200
Strood South16495
Twydall13348
Walderslade9421
Watling9444
Medway Total279142



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


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