Socio-economic statistics for Lakeside, Essex

Socio-economic statistics for Lakeside, Essex
Socio-economic statistics for Lakeside, Essex

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

Lakeside 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 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.

How grim is your Postcode?

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Lakeside 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Lakeside is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.6%11.5%13.5%

Lakeside rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Lakeside Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lakeside are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lakeside has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom88%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.5%3.7%
Outside the EU7.8%9.4%

Lakeside Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lakeside and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lakeside has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

No Qualifications26.5%22.5%
Level 118.1%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.2%
Level 310.9%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%

Lakeside Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)16.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.3%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Lakeside General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lakeside. The percentage of residents in Lakeside rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lakeside rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lakeside is generally better than in the average person in England.

Very Good48.20%47.17%
Very Bad1.03%1.25%

Lakeside Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 47.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6%
Age 65 to 746.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age36.839.3
Median Age3639

Lakeside 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. Lakeside has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


What is the population of Lakeside and Thurrock?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Thurrock including Lakeside. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Aveley and Uplands10639
Chadwell St Mary10489
Chafford and North Stifford8324
Corringham and Fobbing5425
East Tilbury7309
Grays Riverside14210
Grays Thurrock10019
Little Thurrock Blackshots6695
Little Thurrock Rectory6186
South Chafford8160
Stanford East and Corringham Town8288
Stanford-le-Hope West7115
Stifford Clays6760
The Homesteads8282
Tilbury Riverside and Thurrock Park8181
Tilbury St Chads6813
West Thurrock and South Stifford14223
Thurrock Total175531

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

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