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If you are thinking of moving to Jack-in-the-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 Jack-in-the-Green to figures for Devon and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Jack-in-the-Green is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Jack-in-the-Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureEast DevonDevonEngland
Owned47.1%40.4%30.6%
Mortgage27.8%29.8%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.6%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.7%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented11.9%14.6%15.4%
Other1.7%1.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.5%1.3%

Jack-in-the-Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Jack-in-the-Green 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 Jack-in-the-Green is both lower than the average for Devon 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 Jack-in-the-Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast DevonDevonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.4%10.8%13.5%

Jack-in-the-Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Jack-in-the-Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Jack-in-the-Green 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.

CountryEast DevonDevonEngland
United Kingdom95.1%94.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU2.8%3.3%9.4%

Jack-in-the-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.

GradeEast DevonDevonEngland
AB23.00%21.91%22.96%
C130.60%29.91%30.92%
C225.25%25.31%20.64%
DE21.15%22.87%25.49%

Jack-in-the-Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Jack-in-the-Green as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Jack-in-the-Green is also older than the Devon average, making Jack-in-the-Green a older persons location.

AgeEast DevonDevonEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%5%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.5%4.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.3%5.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.2%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.9%4.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.5%17%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%20.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%7.7%6%
Age 65 to 7413.7%11.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 849.7%7.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over4.8%3.4%2.3%
Mean Age46.943.739.3
Median Age494539

Jack-in-the-Green Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast DevonDevonEngland
No Qualifications21.1%21.1%22.5%
Level 113.1%13.3%13.3%
Level 217%16.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.2%3.6%
Level 311.3%12.9%12.4%
Level 429.1%27.8%27.4%
Other4.3%4.3%5.7%

Jack-in-the-Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast DevonDevonEngland
Very Good43.79%46.10%47.17%
Good36.02%34.70%34.22%
Fair15.07%14.00%13.12%
Bad3.99%4.04%4.25%
Very Bad1.13%1.16%1.25%


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

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