If you are thinking of moving to Kemp Town 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 Kemp Town to figures for Brighton and Hove and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Kemp Town is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Kemp Town Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Kemp Town has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Kemp Town is an economically deprived area.
|Tenure||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||9.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.1%||8.3%|
Kemp Town General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Kemp Town. The percentage of residents in Kemp Town rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Kemp Town rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Kemp Town is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Brighton and Hove||England|
Kemp Town Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Kemp Town and are from the UK Census of 2011. Kemp Town 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. Kemp Town also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Kemp Town are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Brighton and Hove||England|
Kemp Town Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Kemp Town are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Kemp Town has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Country||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||1%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||5.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||9.3%||9.4%|
Kemp Town 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 Kemp Town 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. Kemp Town is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Kemp Town 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 Kemp Town 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.
|Benefit||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.6%||13.5%|
Kemp Town 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. Kemp Town has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Brighton and Hove||England|
Kemp Town Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Kemp Town as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Kemp Town is also older than the average, making Kemp Town a older persons location.
|Age||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||24%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.