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

Kingsbury General Health Statistics

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

HealthBrentEngland
Very Good48.10%47.17%
Good34.76%34.22%
Fair11.80%13.12%
Bad3.96%4.25%
Very Bad1.38%1.25%

Kingsbury Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Kingsbury has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Kingsbury is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureBrentEngland
Owned20.3%30.6%
Mortgage22.6%32.8%
Shared1.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.4%8.3%
Private Rented28.8%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%

Kingsbury Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Kingsbury 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 Kingsbury is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitBrentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.7%13.5%

Kingsbury Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Kingsbury are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Kingsbury 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.

CountryBrentEngland
United Kingdom44.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland2.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries11.5%3.7%
Outside the EU40.8%9.4%

Kingsbury 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.

GradeBrentEngland
AB21.97%22.96%
C130.23%30.92%
C218.55%20.64%
DE29.25%25.49%

Kingsbury Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeBrentEngland
Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4424.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.9%6%
Age 65 to 745.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age3539.3
Median Age3239

Kingsbury Education Statistics

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

QualificationBrentEngland
No Qualifications19.2%22.5%
Level 110.4%13.3%
Level 210.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.2%3.6%
Level 39.7%12.4%
Level 433.3%27.4%
Other15.4%5.7%



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

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