Socio-economic statistics for Horsemere Green, West Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Horsemere Green, West Sussex
Socio-economic statistics for Horsemere Green, West Sussex

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

Horsemere Green General Health Statistics

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

Very Good41.98%47.17%
Very Bad1.25%1.25%

Horsemere Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

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Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.6%6%
Age 65 to 7412.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 849.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over4.4%2.3%
Mean Age45.539.3
Median Age4739

Horsemere Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Horsemere Green are from the UK Census of 2011.

United Kingdom91.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.7%9.4%

Horsemere Green 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.


Horsemere Green Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications24.9%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 216.8%15.2%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 422.8%27.4%

Horsemere Green 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. Horsemere Green 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 Horsemere Green 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Horsemere Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitArunWest SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.2%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%9.7%13.5%

Horsemere Green rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Horsemere Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

What is the population of Horsemere Green and Arun?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Arun including Horsemere Green. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Aldwick East5253
Aldwick West6355
Angmering & Findon9430
Arundel & Walberton8106
Courtwick with Toddington10602
East Preston8547
Felpham East7192
Felpham West4464
Rustington East5324
Rustington West8093
Arun Total161123

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

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