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.
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.
|Social Rented (Council)||8.1%||7.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.1%||7.2%||8.3%|
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.
Monk Soham 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 Monk Soham 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. Monk Soham is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Monk Soham 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 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.
|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.
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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.7%||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.7%||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.
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.7%||7.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.7%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.2%||18.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.5%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.8%||7.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11%||10.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.5%||6.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.8%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.