Low Street, Essex

Statistics

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

Low Street Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureThurrockEngland
Owned25.5%30.6%
Mortgage40.7%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)16.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.3%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Low Street Education Statistics

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

QualificationThurrockEngland
No Qualifications26.5%22.5%
Level 118.1%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 310.9%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other6.1%5.7%

Low Street General Health Statistics

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

HealthThurrockEngland
Very Good48.20%47.17%
Good34.74%34.22%
Fair12.29%13.12%
Bad3.73%4.25%
Very Bad1.03%1.25%

Low Street Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitThurrockEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.6%13.5%

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

GradeThurrockEngland
AB15.01%22.96%
C131.82%30.92%
C225.64%20.64%
DE27.53%25.49%

Low Street Immigration Statistics

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

CountryThurrockEngland
United Kingdom88%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.5%3.7%
Outside the EU7.8%9.4%

Low Street Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Low Street as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Low Street is also older than the average, making Low Street a older persons location.

AgeThurrockEngland
Age 0 to 47.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6%
Age 65 to 746.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age36.839.3
Median Age3639



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

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