If you are thinking of moving to Knightsbridge 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 Knightsbridge to figures for Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Knightsbridge is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Knightsbridge Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Knightsbridge as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Knightsbridge is also older than the average, making Knightsbridge a older persons location.
|Age||Kensington and Chelsea||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.1%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||2.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||10.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||28.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||18%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.6%||2.3%|
Knightsbridge Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Knightsbridge and are from the UK Census of 2011. Knightsbridge 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. Knightsbridge also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Knightsbridge are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Kensington and Chelsea||England|
Knightsbridge Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Knightsbridge 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 Knightsbridge than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Kensington and Chelsea||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||10.3%||13.5%|
Knightsbridge General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Knightsbridge. The percentage of residents in Knightsbridge rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Knightsbridge rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Knightsbridge is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Kensington and Chelsea||England|
Knightsbridge 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. Knightsbridge has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Kensington and Chelsea||England|
Knightsbridge Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Knightsbridge has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Knightsbridge 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
|Tenure||Kensington and Chelsea||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||9.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||15.4%||8.3%|
Knightsbridge Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Knightsbridge are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Knightsbridge 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||Kensington and Chelsea||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||16.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||33.1%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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