If you are thinking of moving to Leyton 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 Leyton to figures for Waltham Forest and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Leyton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Leyton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Leyton as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Leyton is also older than the average, making Leyton a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||8.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||10.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||10.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||25.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.6%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||3.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.4%||2.3%|
Leyton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Leyton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Leyton 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||11.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||25.8%||9.4%|
Leyton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Leyton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Leyton 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
|Social Rented (Council)||10.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||11.3%||8.3%|
Leyton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Leyton 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 Leyton is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||4.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.5%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||14.6%||13.5%|
Leyton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Leyton. The percentage of residents in Leyton rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Leyton rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Leyton is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Leyton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Leyton and are from the UK Census of 2011. Leyton 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. Leyton also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Leyton are better educated than the average England citizen.
Leyton 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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