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

Little Parndon Education Statistics

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

QualificationHarlowEssexEngland
No Qualifications26%23.9%22.5%
Level 118.8%16.1%13.3%
Level 217.2%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.2%11.6%12.4%
Level 417.6%23%27.4%
Other5.6%4.5%5.7%

Little Parndon Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHarlowEssexEngland
United Kingdom88.4%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU7%4.4%9.4%

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

GradeHarlowEssexEngland
AB14.91%22.55%22.96%
C131.79%33.54%30.92%
C224.42%22.53%20.64%
DE28.88%21.39%25.49%

Little Parndon Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Little Parndon 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 Little Parndon is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitHarlowEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.2%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.9%11.5%13.5%

Little Parndon Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Little Parndon as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Little Parndon is older than the Essex average.

AgeHarlowEssexEngland
Age 0 to 47.3%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.3%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.6%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.1%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 747.2%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age38.240.939.3
Median Age374139

Little Parndon General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Little Parndon. The percentage of residents in Little Parndon rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthHarlowEssexEngland
Very Good45.11%47.13%47.17%
Good35.85%34.94%34.22%
Fair13.67%13.10%13.12%
Bad4.15%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.21%1.09%1.25%

Little Parndon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureHarlowEssexEngland
Owned21.2%34.7%30.6%
Mortgage34.9%36.7%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)26.9%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.3%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented10%11.4%15.4%
Other0.8%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.1%1.3%


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

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