Hillgrove, West Sussex, West Sussex

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

Hillgrove, West Sussex General Health Statistics

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

Very Good47.64%47.17%
Very Bad0.96%1.25%

Hillgrove, West Sussex 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. Hillgrove, West Sussex is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

How grim is your Postcode?

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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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

BenefitChichesterWest SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%9.7%13.5%

Hillgrove, West Sussex rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Hillgrove, West Sussex Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Hillgrove, West Sussex and are from the UK Census of 2011. Hillgrove, West Sussex 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. Hillgrove, West Sussex also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Hillgrove, West Sussex are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications19.5%22.5%
Level 111.6%13.3%
Level 215.9%15.2%
Level 312.8%12.4%
Level 432.4%27.4%

Hillgrove, West Sussex Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)2.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.7%8.3%
Private Rented12.8%15.4%
Rent Free2.2%1.3%

Hillgrove, West Sussex Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hillgrove, West Sussex are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hillgrove, West Sussex 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.

United Kingdom91.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%9.4%

Hillgrove, West Sussex Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Hillgrove, West Sussex as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Hillgrove, West Sussex is also older than the average, making Hillgrove, West Sussex a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.5%6%
Age 65 to 7412.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.7%2.3%
Mean Age44.539.3
Median Age4639

Hillgrove, West Sussex 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. Hillgrove, West Sussex has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


What is the population of Hillgrove, West Sussex and Chichester?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Chichester including Hillgrove, West Sussex. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Chichester Central3035
Chichester East7115
Chichester North5512
Chichester South6634
Chichester West6897
Harbour Villages11181
North Mundham & Tangmere7718
Selsey South6107
Sidlesham with Selsey North5802
The Witterings10003
Chichester Total121508

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

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