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

Raynes Park Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Raynes Park are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Raynes Park 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.

CountryMertonEngland
United Kingdom62.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries9.4%3.7%
Outside the EU26.9%9.4%

Raynes Park Education Statistics

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

QualificationMertonEngland
No Qualifications15.2%22.5%
Level 19.9%13.3%
Level 211.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.7%3.6%
Level 39.9%12.4%
Level 441.1%27.4%
Other10.6%5.7%

Raynes Park Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Raynes Park 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 Raynes Park than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMertonEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.3%13.5%

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

GradeMertonEngland
AB34.96%22.96%
C131.87%30.92%
C215.48%20.64%
DE17.70%25.49%

Raynes Park Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMertonEngland
Age 0 to 47.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.3%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910%6.9%
Age 30 to 4426.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.4%6%
Age 65 to 745.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 844%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age36.339.3
Median Age3439

Raynes Park Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMertonEngland
Owned25.6%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.4%8.3%
Private Rented23.5%15.4%
Other1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Raynes Park General Health Statistics

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

HealthMertonEngland
Very Good52.03%47.17%
Good33.60%34.22%
Fair10.53%13.12%
Bad2.97%4.25%
Very Bad0.88%1.25%


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

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