Socio-economic statistics for Little Knowles Green, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Little Knowles Green, Suffolk
Socio-economic statistics for Little Knowles Green, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Little Knowles Green, Suffolk

Statistics

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

Little Knowles Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthSt EdmundsburySuffolkEngland
Very Good47.33%45.89%47.17%
Good35.72%35.73%34.22%
Fair12.68%13.61%13.12%
Bad3.33%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%1.04%1.25%

Little Knowles Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Little Knowles Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Little Knowles Green 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.

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CountrySt EdmundsburySuffolkEngland
United Kingdom91.5%91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.4%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU4.6%4.9%9.4%

Little Knowles Green 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.

GradeSt EdmundsburySuffolkEngland
AB21.76%20.50%22.96%
C131.12%30.24%30.92%
C223.22%24.29%20.64%
DE23.90%24.96%25.49%

Little Knowles Green 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 Little Knowles Green 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. Little Knowles Green is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Little Knowles Green is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Little Knowles Green 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 Little Knowles Green is both lower than the average for Suffolk and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Little Knowles Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSt EdmundsburySuffolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%11.3%13.5%

Little Knowles Green Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Little Knowles Green and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationSt EdmundsburySuffolkEngland
No Qualifications22.4%24.3%22.5%
Level 114.6%14.4%13.3%
Level 217.2%16.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%4.2%3.6%
Level 312%11.6%12.4%
Level 424.6%23.5%27.4%
Other5.3%5.5%5.7%

Little Knowles Green Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Little Knowles Green as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Little Knowles Green is younger than the Suffolk average.

AgeSt EdmundsburySuffolkEngland
Age 0 to 46%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.9%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.5%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.6%18.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.4%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 7410.2%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%6.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4141.739.3
Median Age414239

Little Knowles Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Little Knowles Green has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Little Knowles Green is a relatively affluent area.

TenureSt EdmundsburySuffolkEngland
Owned33.7%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage33.2%31.5%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.1%7.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented12.9%14%15.4%
Other2%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.6%1.3%


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

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