If you are thinking of moving to Portsea 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 Portsea to figures for City of Portsmouth and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Portsea is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Portsea General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Portsea. The percentage of residents in Portsea rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Portsea rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Portsea is generally better than in the average person in England.
Portsea Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Portsea and are from the UK Census of 2011. Portsea 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.
Portsea Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Portsea 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3.1%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.1%||13.5%|
Portsea 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.
Portsea Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Portsea are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||7.9%||9.4%|
Portsea Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Portsea has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Portsea is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||11.7%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.6%||8.3%|
Portsea Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Portsea as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Portsea is also older than the average, making Portsea a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||15.5%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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