If you are thinking of moving to Low 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 Low Green to figures for Suffolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Low Green is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Low 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. Low Green has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Low Green Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Low Green are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||%||9.4%|
Low 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 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. Low 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 Low 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Low 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 Low Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||%||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||%||11.3%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Low Green General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Low Green. The percentage of residents in Low Green rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Low Green Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Low Green as a whole, is younger than the national average.
|Age 0 to 4||%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||%||2.3%|
Low Green Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Low Green and are from the UK Census of 2011. Low Green 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.
Low Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Low Green has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Low Green is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||%||8.3%|
What is the population of Low Green and West Suffolk?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in West Suffolk including Low Green. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Chedburgh & Chevington||2517|
|Clare, Hundon & Kedington||8537|
|Haverhill South East||2532|
|Kentford & Moulton||2486|
|Mildenhall Great Heath||3089|
|Mildenhall Kingsway & Market||2875|
|Pakenham & Troston||3235|
|The Fornhams & Great Barton||4859|
|Whepstead & Wickhambrook||2482|
|West Suffolk Total||177302|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.