Socio-economic statistics for Pittswood, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Pittswood, Kent
Socio-economic statistics for Pittswood, Kent

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

Pittswood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Pittswood has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Pittswood is a relatively affluent area.

TenureTonbridge and MallingEngland
Social Rented (Council)1.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14.2%8.3%
Private Rented9%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Pittswood Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Pittswood are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Pittswood 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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CountryTonbridge and MallingEngland
United Kingdom93.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.3%9.4%

Pittswood General Health Statistics

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

HealthTonbridge and MallingEngland
Very Good49.92%47.17%
Very Bad0.86%1.25%

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

GradeTonbridge and MallingEngland

Pittswood Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeTonbridge and MallingEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.4%5.6%
Age 10 to146.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.3%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4139

Pittswood 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. Pittswood 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 Pittswood 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 Pittswood is both lower than the average for Kent 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 Pittswood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitTonbridge and MallingKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.2%12.6%13.5%

Pittswood Education Statistics

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

QualificationTonbridge and MallingEngland
No Qualifications20%22.5%
Level 115%13.3%
Level 217.7%15.2%
Level 312.2%12.4%
Level 427.1%27.4%

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

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