Socio-economic statistics for Great Green, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Great Green, Suffolk
Socio-economic statistics for Great Green, Suffolk

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

Great Green Immigration Statistics

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

CountryMid SuffolkEngland
United Kingdom95.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Great Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Great Green has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Great Green is a relatively affluent area.

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TenureMid SuffolkEngland
Owned39.4%30.6%
Mortgage35.7%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%8.3%
Private Rented9.4%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Great Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthMid SuffolkEngland
Very Good47.88%47.17%
Good35.31%34.22%
Fair12.85%13.12%
Bad3.12%4.25%
Very Bad0.83%1.25%

Great Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationMid SuffolkEngland
No Qualifications22.3%22.5%
Level 113.9%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 426.4%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

Great Green 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. Great Green is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Great Green 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 Great Green is both lower than the average for Suffolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Great Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%11.3%13.5%

Great Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMid SuffolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%6%
Age 65 to 7411%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.439.3
Median Age4439

Great Green 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.

GradeMid SuffolkEngland
AB24.70%22.96%
C130.08%30.92%
C225.74%20.64%
DE19.48%25.49%


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


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