If you are thinking of moving to Gorleston-on-Sea 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 Gorleston-on-Sea to figures for Norfolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Gorleston-on-Sea is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Gorleston-on-Sea 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. Gorleston-on-Sea has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Gorleston-on-Sea Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||13.8%||7.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.4%||8.6%||8.3%|
Gorleston-on-Sea Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Gorleston-on-Sea as a whole, is older than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||5.7%||5.4%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.1%||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.4%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4%||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.4%||8.4%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.1%||18%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.6%||19.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.2%||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||7.4%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||3%||2.3%|
Gorleston-on-Sea General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Gorleston-on-Sea. The percentage of residents in Gorleston-on-Sea rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Gorleston-on-Sea rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Gorleston-on-Sea is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Gorleston-on-Sea Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Gorleston-on-Sea and are from the UK Census of 2011. Gorleston-on-Sea 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.
Gorleston-on-Sea Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Gorleston-on-Sea are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Gorleston-on-Sea 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||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.5%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.7%||3.6%||9.4%|
Gorleston-on-Sea Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Gorleston-on-Sea 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 Gorleston-on-Sea is both higher than the average for Norfolk 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 Gorleston-on-Sea than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.4%||3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.4%||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||20.3%||13.2%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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