If you are thinking of moving to Marks Gate 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 Marks Gate to figures for Barking and Dagenham and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Marks Gate is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Marks Gate Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Marks Gate has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Marks Gate is an economically deprived area.
|Tenure||Barking and Dagenham||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||28.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.3%||8.3%|
Marks Gate 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. Marks Gate has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Barking and Dagenham||England|
Marks Gate Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Marks Gate and are from the UK Census of 2011. Marks Gate 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.
|Qualification||Barking and Dagenham||England|
Marks Gate General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Marks Gate. The percentage of residents in Marks Gate rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
|Health||Barking and Dagenham||England|
Marks Gate Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Marks Gate 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 Marks Gate is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Marks Gate than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.
|Benefit||Barking and Dagenham||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||5.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||19%||13.5%|
Marks Gate Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Marks Gate as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Marks Gate is also older than the average, making Marks Gate a older persons location.
|Age||Barking and Dagenham||England|
|Age 0 to 4||10%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||7.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||9.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||23.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||3.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.8%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.6%||2.3%|
Marks Gate Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Marks Gate are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Marks Gate 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.
|Country||Barking and Dagenham||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.9%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||6.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||23.4%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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