Socio-economic statistics for Monk Soham, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Monk Soham, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Monk Soham, Suffolk

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

Monk Soham 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.

GradeMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
AB24.70%20.50%22.96%
C130.08%30.24%30.92%
C225.74%24.29%20.64%
DE19.48%24.96%25.49%

Monk Soham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Owned39.4%35.7%30.6%
Mortgage35.7%31.5%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.1%7.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%7.2%8.3%
Private Rented9.4%14%15.4%
Other1.8%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.6%1.3%

Monk Soham General Health Statistics

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

HealthMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Very Good47.88%45.89%47.17%
Good35.31%35.73%34.22%
Fair12.85%13.61%13.12%
Bad3.12%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad0.83%1.04%1.25%

Monk Soham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Monk Soham 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 Monk Soham 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 Monk Soham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%11.3%13.5%

Monk Soham Education Statistics

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

QualificationMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
No Qualifications22.3%24.3%22.5%
Level 113.9%14.4%13.3%
Level 216.8%16.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%4.2%3.6%
Level 312.4%11.6%12.4%
Level 426.4%23.5%27.4%
Other3.9%5.5%5.7%

Monk Soham Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Monk Soham are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Monk Soham 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.

CountryMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
United Kingdom95.3%91.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.7%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.7%4.9%9.4%

Monk Soham Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Monk Soham as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Monk Soham is also older than the Suffolk average, making Monk Soham a older persons location.

AgeMid SuffolkSuffolkEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%5.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.2%18.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%7.1%6%
Age 65 to 7411%10.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.5%6.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.8%2.3%
Mean Age42.441.739.3
Median Age444239



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

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