Socio-economic statistics for Lower Twydall, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Twydall, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Lower Twydall, Kent

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

Lower Twydall Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age37.739.3
Median Age3739

Lower Twydall 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. Lower Twydall is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Lower Twydall 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Lower Twydall is both higher than the average for Kent and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.4%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.6%12.6%13.5%

Lower Twydall rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

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


Lower Twydall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)3.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.3%8.3%
Private Rented15.7%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Lower Twydall Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom89.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.4%9.4%

Lower Twydall Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications22.9%22.5%
Level 116.9%13.3%
Level 218.4%15.2%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 419.1%27.4%

Lower Twydall General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.72%47.17%
Very Bad1.09%1.25%

What is the population of Lower Twydall and Medway?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Medway including Lower Twydall. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Chatham Central17547
Cuxton and Halling6683
Gillingham North19872
Gillingham South17932
Hempstead and Wigmore7767
Lordswood and Capstone9025
Luton and Wayfield15402
Princes Park10225
Rainham Central12088
Rainham North8766
Rainham South13388
Rochester East10670
Rochester South and Horsted13752
Rochester West10912
Strood North14393
Strood Rural15200
Strood South16495
Medway Total279142

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

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