Socio-economic statistics for Haffenden Quarter, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Haffenden Quarter, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Haffenden Quarter, Kent

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

Haffenden Quarter Education Statistics

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

QualificationAshfordKentEngland
No Qualifications21.2%22.5%22.5%
Level 115.6%14.7%13.3%
Level 217.8%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.8%3.6%
Level 312%12.3%12.4%
Level 424.6%24.7%27.4%
Other4.9%5.1%5.7%

Haffenden Quarter Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Haffenden Quarter 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 Haffenden Quarter is both lower than the average for Kent 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 Haffenden Quarter than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitAshfordKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.8%12.6%13.5%

Haffenden Quarter 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.

GradeAshfordKentEngland
AB22.33%22.42%22.96%
C131.01%31.89%30.92%
C223.50%22.46%20.64%
DE23.16%23.22%25.49%

Haffenden Quarter Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Haffenden Quarter are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Haffenden Quarter 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.

CountryAshfordKentEngland
United Kingdom90.7%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.9%5.4%9.4%

Haffenden Quarter Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAshfordKentEngland
Owned31.8%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage36.6%34.2%32.8%
Shared1.3%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.6%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented12.9%15.1%15.4%
Other1.4%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%1.3%

Haffenden Quarter Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Haffenden Quarter as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Haffenden Quarter is younger than the Kent average.

AgeAshfordKentEngland
Age 0 to 46.6%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.5%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.640.339.3
Median Age404139

Haffenden Quarter General Health Statistics

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

HealthAshfordKentEngland
Very Good47.58%46.68%47.17%
Good35.09%34.87%34.22%
Fair12.74%13.32%13.12%
Bad3.53%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad1.06%1.14%1.25%


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

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