High Rougham, Suffolk

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

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

GradeEngland
ABnan%22.96%
C1nan%30.92%
C2nan%20.64%
DEnan%25.49%

High Rougham General Health Statistics

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

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HealthEngland
Very Goodnan%47.17%
Goodnan%34.22%
Fairnan%13.12%
Badnan%4.25%
Very Badnan%1.25%

High Rougham Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of High Rougham and are from the UK Census of 2011. High Rougham has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationEngland
No Qualifications%22.5%
Level 1%13.3%
Level 2%15.2%
Apprenticeship%3.6%
Level 3%12.4%
Level 4%27.4%
Other%5.7%

High Rougham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

High Rougham has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that High Rougham is an economically deprived area.

TenureEngland
Owned%30.6%
Mortgage%32.8%
Shared%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)%8.3%
Private Rented%15.4%
Other%1.4%
Rent Free%1.3%

High Rougham Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of High Rougham are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountryEngland
United Kingdom%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland%0.7%
Other EU Countries%3.7%
Outside the EU%9.4%

High Rougham Age Distribution Statistics

The population of High Rougham as a whole, is younger than the national average.

AgeEngland
Age 0 to 4%6.3%
Age 5 to 9%5.6%
Age 10 to14%5.8%
Age 15 to 17%3.7%
Age 18 to 24%9.4%
Age 25 to 29%6.9%
Age 30 to 44%20.6%
Age 45 to 59%19.4%
Age 60 to 64%6%
Age 65 to 74%8.6%
Age 75 to 84%5.5%
Age 85 and over%2.3%
Mean Age39.3
Median Age39

High Rougham 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. High Rougham is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in High Rougham 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 High Rougham 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 High Rougham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

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


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


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