Socio-economic statistics for Occold, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Occold, Suffolk
Socio-economic statistics for Occold, Suffolk

Socio-economic statistics for Occold, Suffolk

Statistics

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

Occold Immigration Statistics

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

Occold 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%

Occold General Health Statistics

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

Occold Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Occold 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%

Occold Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Occold has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Occold 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%

Occold Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Occold 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 Occold 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 Occold 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%

Occold Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Occold as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Occold is also older than the Suffolk average, making Occold 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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