Socio-economic statistics for Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Socio-economic statistics for Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Socio-economic statistics for Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Socio-economic statistics for Notting Hill, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Notting 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 Notting Hill to figures for Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Notting Hill is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Notting Hill 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 Notting Hill 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. Notting Hill is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Notting Hill is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Notting Hill 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Notting Hill than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitKensington and ChelseaEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.3%13.5%

Notting Hill rates 6/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

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

GradeKensington and ChelseaEngland
AB44.26%22.96%
C133.90%30.92%
C27.02%20.64%
DE14.82%25.49%

Notting Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Notting Hill has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Notting Hill 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

TenureKensington and ChelseaEngland
Owned22.8%30.6%
Mortgage12.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.4%8.3%
Private Rented34%15.4%
Other1.8%1.4%
Rent Free3.1%1.3%

Notting Hill Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeKensington and ChelseaEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%
Age 10 to144.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 249%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4428.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.2%6%
Age 65 to 746.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.6%2.3%
Mean Age37.839.3
Median Age3639

Notting Hill General Health Statistics

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

HealthKensington and ChelseaEngland
Very Good57.84%47.17%
Good28.48%34.22%
Fair9.12%13.12%
Bad3.38%4.25%
Very Bad1.18%1.25%

Notting Hill Immigration Statistics

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

CountryKensington and ChelseaEngland
United Kingdom48.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries16.8%3.7%
Outside the EU33.1%9.4%

Notting Hill Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Notting Hill and are from the UK Census of 2011. Notting Hill 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. Notting Hill also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Notting Hill are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationKensington and ChelseaEngland
No Qualifications10.1%22.5%
Level 15.8%13.3%
Level 27.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship0.7%3.6%
Level 310%12.4%
Level 452.7%27.4%
Other12.9%5.7%



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

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