If you are thinking of moving to Keston 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 Keston to figures for Bromley and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Keston is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Keston Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Keston 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Keston than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||10.3%||13.5%|
Keston 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. Keston has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Keston Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Keston are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Keston 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.1%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.5%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||9.9%||9.4%|
Keston Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Keston has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Keston is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||12.6%||8.3%|
Keston General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Keston. The percentage of residents in Keston rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Keston rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Keston is generally better than in the average person in England.
Keston Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Keston as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Keston is also older than the average, making Keston a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.8%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.5%||2.3%|
Keston Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Keston and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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