Socio-economic statistics for Longlands, Bexley

Socio-economic statistics for Longlands, Bexley
Socio-economic statistics for Longlands, Bexley

Socio-economic statistics for Longlands, Bexley

Statistics

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

Longlands Education Statistics

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

QualificationBexleyEngland
No Qualifications23%22.5%
Level 116.8%13.3%
Level 217.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 421.8%27.4%
Other5.4%5.7%

Longlands 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.

GradeBexleyEngland
AB19.10%22.96%
C136.72%30.92%
C222.75%20.64%
DE21.43%25.49%

Longlands General Health Statistics

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

HealthBexleyEngland
Very Good47.98%47.17%
Good34.68%34.22%
Fair12.51%13.12%
Bad3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.09%1.25%

Longlands Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBexleyEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.839.3
Median Age3939

Longlands Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Longlands 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Longlands than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBexleyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%13.5%

Longlands Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureBexleyEngland
Owned32.5%30.6%
Mortgage40%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.6%8.3%
Private Rented10.5%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Longlands Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBexleyEngland
United Kingdom85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU10.6%9.4%



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

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