If you are thinking of moving to Purn 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 Purn to figures for North Somerset and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Purn is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Purn Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Purn as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Purn is also older than the average, making Purn a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.9%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.9%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.3%||2.3%|
Purn Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Purn 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. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Purn than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.6%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.1%||13.5%|
Purn Social Grade & Occcupation Statistics
Purn General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Purn. The percentage of residents in Purn rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Purn Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Purn are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Purn 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.9%||9.4%|
Purn Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Purn has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Purn is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||3.5%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.7%||8.3%|
Purn Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Purn and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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