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

Perry Vale Education Statistics

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

QualificationLewishamEngland
No Qualifications17.7%22.5%
Level 111.1%13.3%
Level 212.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.4%3.6%
Level 310.8%12.4%
Level 438%27.4%
Other8.5%5.7%

Perry Vale Immigration Statistics

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

CountryLewishamEngland
United Kingdom66.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries7.6%3.7%
Outside the EU24.7%9.4%

Perry Vale 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.

GradeLewishamEngland
AB26.00%22.96%
C135.11%30.92%
C215.48%20.64%
DE23.40%25.49%

Perry Vale Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitLewishamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.8%13.5%

Perry Vale Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureLewishamEngland
Owned14.9%30.6%
Mortgage27.5%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)15.5%8.3%
Private Rented23%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Perry Vale Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeLewishamEngland
Age 0 to 48%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410%9.4%
Age 25 to 299.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4427.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.5%6%
Age 65 to 744.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.2%2.3%
Mean Age34.639.3
Median Age3339

Perry Vale General Health Statistics

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

HealthLewishamEngland
Very Good49.09%47.17%
Good34.02%34.22%
Fair11.70%13.12%
Bad3.90%4.25%
Very Bad1.29%1.25%


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

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