Socio-economic statistics for Peacehaven Heights, East Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Peacehaven Heights, East Sussex
Socio-economic statistics for Peacehaven Heights, East Sussex

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

Peacehaven Heights Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications21.5%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%
Level 215.7%15.2%
Level 311.8%12.4%
Level 429.4%27.4%

Peacehaven Heights General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good44.84%47.17%
Very Bad1.21%1.25%

Peacehaven Heights 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 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. Peacehaven Heights 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 Peacehaven Heights 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Peacehaven Heights is both lower than the average for East Sussex 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 Peacehaven Heights than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitLewesEast SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.9%12.9%13.5%

Peacehaven Heights rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Peacehaven Heights Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)7.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.3%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Peacehaven Heights 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.


Peacehaven Heights Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom92.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU4.4%9.4%

Peacehaven Heights Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6%
Age 65 to 7411.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.739.3
Median Age4539

What is the population of Peacehaven Heights and Lewes?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Lewes including Peacehaven Heights. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Chailey, Barcombe & Hamsey5491
Ditchling & Westmeston2475
East Saltdean & Telscombe Cliffs7896
Lewes Bridge5173
Lewes Castle4332
Lewes Priory8332
Newhaven North5135
Newhaven South8102
Ouse Valley & Ringmer6656
Peacehaven East5504
Peacehaven North5089
Peacehaven West5020
Plumpton, Streat, East Chiltington & St John2338
Seaford Central5127
Seaford East4796
Seaford North5328
Seaford South4619
Seaford West4706
Lewes Total103525

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

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