Socio-economic statistics for Great Wenham, Suffolk

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

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

Great Wenham 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.

GradeBaberghEngland
AB23.87%22.96%
C130.38%30.92%
C224.43%20.64%
DE21.32%25.49%

Great Wenham 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Great Wenham 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Wenham 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 Wenham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBaberghSuffolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.3%11.3%13.5%

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

Great Wenham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBaberghEngland
Owned39.6%30.6%
Mortgage32.3%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.2%8.3%
Private Rented10.7%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.3%

Great Wenham Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBaberghEngland
United Kingdom95%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%9.4%

Great Wenham Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBaberghEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%6%
Age 65 to 7411.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.139.3
Median Age4539

Great Wenham General Health Statistics

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

HealthBaberghEngland
Very Good46.59%47.17%
Good35.83%34.22%
Fair13.25%13.12%
Bad3.45%4.25%
Very Bad0.89%1.25%

Great Wenham Education Statistics

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

QualificationBaberghEngland
No Qualifications22.8%22.5%
Level 114.5%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 425.8%27.4%
Other3.9%5.7%

What is the population of Great Wenham and Babergh?

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

WardPopulation
Assington2616
Box Vale2847
Brantham2542
Brett Vale3253
Bures St Mary & Nayland2790
Capel St Mary2976
Chadacre6180
Copdock & Washbrook3245
East Bergholt2970
Ganges2467
Great Cornard9795
Hadleigh North2904
Hadleigh South6070
Lavenham5227
Long Melford5908
North West Cosford2704
Orwell2552
South East Cosford2630
Sproughton & Pinewood5916
Stour3276
Sudbury North East3274
Sudbury North West5447
Sudbury South East2324
Sudbury South West2822
Babergh Total92735



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


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