Socio-economic statistics for Great Parndon, Essex

Socio-economic statistics for Great Parndon, Essex
Socio-economic statistics for Great Parndon, Essex

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

Great Parndon Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHarlowEngland
United Kingdom88.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU7%9.4%

Great Parndon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureHarlowEngland
Owned21.2%30.6%
Mortgage34.9%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)26.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.3%8.3%
Private Rented10%15.4%
Other0.8%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Great Parndon 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Great Parndon 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Parndon is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitHarlowEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.9%11.5%13.5%

Great Parndon rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Great Parndon Education Statistics

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

QualificationHarlowEngland
No Qualifications26%22.5%
Level 118.8%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.6%
Level 311.2%12.4%
Level 417.6%27.4%
Other5.6%5.7%

Great Parndon General Health Statistics

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

HealthHarlowEngland
Very Good45.11%47.17%
Good35.85%34.22%
Fair13.67%13.12%
Bad4.15%4.25%
Very Bad1.21%1.25%

Great Parndon Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHarlowEngland
Age 0 to 47.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.1%6%
Age 65 to 747.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age38.239.3
Median Age3739

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

GradeHarlowEngland
AB14.91%22.96%
C131.79%30.92%
C224.42%20.64%
DE28.88%25.49%

What is the population of Great Parndon and Harlow?

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

WardPopulation
Bush Fair7992
Church Langley8603
Great Parndon6289
Harlow Common7434
Little Parndon and Hare Street9345
Mark Hall7707
Netteswell8076
Old Harlow9184
Staple Tye7292
Sumners and Kingsmoor7192
Toddbrook8166
Harlow Total87280



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


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