If you are thinking of moving to Kingston Vale 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 Kingston Vale to figures for Kingston Upon Thames and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Kingston Vale is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Kingston Vale Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Kingston Vale are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Kingston Vale 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||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||6.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||20.1%||9.4%|
Kingston Vale Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Kingston Vale as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Kingston Vale is also older than the average, making Kingston Vale a older persons location.
|Age||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||24.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Kingston Vale 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. Kingston Vale has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Kingston upon Thames||England|
Kingston Vale Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Kingston Vale and are from the UK Census of 2011. Kingston Vale 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. Kingston Vale also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Kingston Vale are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Kingston upon Thames||England|
Kingston Vale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Kingston Vale 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 Kingston Vale than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||7.4%||13.5%|
Kingston Vale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||8.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.5%||8.3%|
Kingston Vale General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Kingston Vale. The percentage of residents in Kingston Vale rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Kingston Vale rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Kingston Vale is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Kingston upon Thames||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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