Socio-economic statistics for Mill Hill, Essex
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If you are thinking of moving to Mill Hill 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 Mill Hill to figures for Essex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Mill Hill is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Mill Hill Education Statistics

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

QualificationRochfordEssexEngland
No Qualifications23.6%23.9%22.5%
Level 117.8%16.1%13.3%
Level 218.4%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.9%11.6%12.4%
Level 420%23%27.4%
Other4%4.5%5.7%

Mill Hill Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRochfordEssexEngland
United Kingdom96.4%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%4.4%9.4%

Mill Hill 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.

GradeRochfordEssexEngland
AB23.04%22.55%22.96%
C137.53%33.54%30.92%
C223.65%22.53%20.64%
DE15.78%21.39%25.49%

Mill Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureRochfordEssexEngland
Owned41.5%34.7%30.6%
Mortgage41.4%36.7%32.8%
Shared0.2%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.2%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented7.6%11.4%15.4%
Other0.9%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.1%1.3%

Mill Hill Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Mill Hill as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Mill Hill is also older than the Essex average, making Mill Hill a older persons location.

AgeRochfordEssexEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.3%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.6%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age42.340.939.3
Median Age444139

Mill Hill Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Mill Hill 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 Mill Hill is both lower than the average for Essex 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 Mill Hill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRochfordEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%11.5%13.5%

Mill Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthRochfordEssexEngland
Very Good47.76%47.13%47.17%
Good34.92%34.94%34.22%
Fair13.01%13.10%13.12%
Bad3.38%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad0.94%1.09%1.25%


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

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