Lee-over-Sands, Essex

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

Lee-over-Sands Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureTendringEngland
Owned44.6%30.6%
Mortgage29.1%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%8.3%
Private Rented14.8%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Lee-over-Sands Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lee-over-Sands and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lee-over-Sands 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.

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QualificationTendringEngland
No Qualifications34.3%22.5%
Level 115.2%13.3%
Level 216.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 39.5%12.4%
Level 415.9%27.4%
Other4.8%5.7%

Lee-over-Sands General Health Statistics

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

HealthTendringEngland
Very Good38.42%47.17%
Good35.82%34.22%
Fair18.15%13.12%
Bad5.83%4.25%
Very Bad1.78%1.25%

Lee-over-Sands Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Lee-over-Sands as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Lee-over-Sands is also older than the average, making Lee-over-Sands a older persons location.

AgeTendringEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%6%
Age 65 to 7413.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 849.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over4%2.3%
Mean Age45.739.3
Median Age4839

Lee-over-Sands Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lee-over-Sands are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lee-over-Sands 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.

CountryTendringEngland
United Kingdom95.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%9.4%

Lee-over-Sands 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. Lee-over-Sands has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeTendringEngland
AB14.14%22.96%
C128.65%30.92%
C226.52%20.64%
DE30.69%25.49%

Lee-over-Sands 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Lee-over-Sands 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 Lee-over-Sands is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Lee-over-Sands than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

BenefitTendringEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.6%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.9%11.5%13.5%


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


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