Prey Heath, Surrey

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

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

GradeGuildfordEngland
AB37.97%22.96%
C132.39%30.92%
C216.14%20.64%
DE13.50%25.49%

Prey Heath 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. Prey Heath is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Prey Heath 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Prey Heath is both lower than the average for Surrey 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 Prey Heath than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitGuildfordSurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.7%7.1%13.5%

Prey Heath General Health Statistics

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

HealthGuildfordEngland
Very Good53.92%47.17%
Good33.13%34.22%
Fair9.80%13.12%
Bad2.48%4.25%
Very Bad0.67%1.25%

Prey Heath Immigration Statistics

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

CountryGuildfordEngland
United Kingdom84.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU10.1%9.4%

Prey Heath Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeGuildfordEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.4%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6%
Age 65 to 747.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age3939.3
Median Age3839

Prey Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureGuildfordEngland
Owned33.7%30.6%
Mortgage35.1%32.8%
Shared1.3%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.7%8.3%
Private Rented13.8%15.4%
Other2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Prey Heath Education Statistics

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

QualificationGuildfordEngland
No Qualifications14.2%22.5%
Level 110.7%13.3%
Level 213.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.8%3.6%
Level 314.2%12.4%
Level 439.5%27.4%
Other5.1%5.7%



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


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