Socio-economic statistics for Portslade-By-Sea, West Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Portslade-By-Sea, West Sussex
Socio-economic statistics for Portslade-By-Sea, West Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Portslade-By-Sea, West Sussex

Statistics

If you are thinking of moving to Portslade-By-Sea 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 Portslade-By-Sea to figures for West Sussex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Portslade-By-Sea is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Portslade-By-Sea Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Portslade-By-Sea are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Portslade-By-Sea 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.

CountryAdurWest SussexEngland
United Kingdom93.8%89.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%3.4%3.7%
Outside the EU3.7%6.1%9.4%

Portslade-By-Sea General Health Statistics

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

HealthAdurWest SussexEngland
Very Good42.67%46.97%47.17%
Good36.57%35.49%34.22%
Fair15.01%12.99%13.12%
Bad4.51%3.55%4.25%
Very Bad1.25%1.00%1.25%

Portslade-By-Sea Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAdurWest SussexEngland
Owned37.8%36.4%30.6%
Mortgage36%34.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.8%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.2%7.9%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%13.1%15.4%
Other1.2%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.4%1.3%

Portslade-By-Sea Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Portslade-By-Sea and are from the UK Census of 2011. Portslade-By-Sea 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.

QualificationAdurWest SussexEngland
No Qualifications25.6%20%22.5%
Level 115.9%14.2%13.3%
Level 216.5%17%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%3.6%3.6%
Level 311.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 422%27.8%27.4%
Other4.5%5.2%5.7%

Portslade-By-Sea 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.

GradeAdurWest SussexEngland
AB19.50%25.07%22.96%
C133.61%33.63%30.92%
C224.70%21.45%20.64%
DE22.19%19.85%25.49%

Portslade-By-Sea Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Portslade-By-Sea 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.

BenefitAdurWest SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%1.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.8%9.7%13.5%

Portslade-By-Sea Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Portslade-By-Sea as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Portslade-By-Sea is also older than the West Sussex average, making Portslade-By-Sea a older persons location.

AgeAdurWest SussexEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%5.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%7.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.1%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.8%20.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411%10.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.7%7.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.3%3.3%2.3%
Mean Age4342.339.3
Median Age444339



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

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