Socio-economic statistics for Newington, Southwark

Socio-economic statistics for Newington, Southwark
Socio-economic statistics for Newington, Southwark

Socio-economic statistics for Newington, Southwark

Statistics

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

Newington 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. Newington has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeSouthwarkEngland
AB30.14%22.96%
C132.85%30.92%
C213.54%20.64%
DE23.47%25.49%

Newington Immigration Statistics

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

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CountrySouthwarkEngland
United Kingdom60.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries8.5%3.7%
Outside the EU29.2%9.4%

Newington Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Newington and are from the UK Census of 2011. Newington has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Newington also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Newington are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationSouthwarkEngland
No Qualifications16.3%22.5%
Level 19.4%13.3%
Level 210.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.1%3.6%
Level 310.5%12.4%
Level 443.1%27.4%
Other9.3%5.7%

Newington General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouthwarkEngland
Very Good53.49%47.17%
Good31.22%34.22%
Fair10.38%13.12%
Bad3.66%4.25%
Very Bad1.25%1.25%

Newington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Newington has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Newington is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureSouthwarkEngland
Owned9.8%30.6%
Mortgage19.5%32.8%
Shared2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)31.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.5%8.3%
Private Rented22.2%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Newington Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouthwarkEngland
Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to144.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 173%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 2912.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.1%6%
Age 65 to 744.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1%2.3%
Mean Age33.739.3
Median Age3239

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

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Newington 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 Newington is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitSouthwarkEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.5%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.7%13.5%

Newington rates 8/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019



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

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