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

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


Gore Street Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Gore Street 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 Gore Street is both higher than the average for Kent and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Gore Street than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)5.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.2%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)20.9%12.6%13.5%

Gore Street Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)5.1%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.6%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented22%15.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%1.3%

Gore Street Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications28.4%22.5%22.5%
Level 114.8%14.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%16.9%15.2%
Level 311.3%12.3%12.4%
Level 419.6%24.7%27.4%

Gore Street General Health Statistics

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

Very Good40.72%46.68%47.17%
Very Bad1.70%1.14%1.25%

Gore Street Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Gore Street as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Gore Street is also older than the Kent average, making Gore Street a older persons location.

Age 0 to 46%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.5%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.2%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.3%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.940.339.3
Median Age434139

Gore Street Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Gore Street are from the UK Census of 2011.

United Kingdom91.4%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.9%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4%5.4%9.4%

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

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