Socio-economic statistics for Pitsea, Essex

Socio-economic statistics for Pitsea, Essex
Socio-economic statistics for Pitsea, Essex

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

Pitsea Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Pitsea and are from the UK Census of 2011. Pitsea has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationBasildonEngland
No Qualifications26.6%22.5%
Level 118.4%13.3%
Level 217.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.6%
Level 310.7%12.4%
Level 418.6%27.4%
Other4.3%5.7%

Pitsea Immigration Statistics

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

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CountryBasildonEngland
United Kingdom92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.5%3.7%
Outside the EU5%9.4%

Pitsea General Health Statistics

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

HealthBasildonEngland
Very Good46.25%47.17%
Good34.95%34.22%
Fair13.26%13.12%
Bad4.21%4.25%
Very Bad1.32%1.25%

Pitsea 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. Pitsea 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 Pitsea 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 Pitsea is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitBasildonEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.7%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.7%11.5%13.5%

Pitsea rates 9/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Pitsea 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.

GradeBasildonEngland
AB18.45%22.96%
C132.63%30.92%
C222.87%20.64%
DE26.06%25.49%

Pitsea Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBasildonEngland
Owned28.9%30.6%
Mortgage37%32.8%
Shared1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)14.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%8.3%
Private Rented9.4%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Pitsea Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBasildonEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 748.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.3
Median Age3939



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


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