Rivenhall, Essex

Statistics

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

Rivenhall Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBraintreeEssexEngland
United Kingdom94.1%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU3%4.4%9.4%

Rivenhall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureBraintreeEssexEngland
Owned30.5%34.7%30.6%
Mortgage38.1%36.7%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.9%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.6%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented12%11.4%15.4%
Other1.2%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.1%1.3%

Rivenhall 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.

GradeBraintreeEssexEngland
AB20.96%22.55%22.96%
C132.37%33.54%30.92%
C225.07%22.53%20.64%
DE21.60%21.39%25.49%

Rivenhall Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Rivenhall as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeBraintreeEssexEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.7%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 748.9%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.4%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age4040.939.3
Median Age414139

Rivenhall 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 Rivenhall 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Rivenhall 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 Rivenhall is both lower than the average for Essex 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 Rivenhall than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBraintreeEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.6%11.5%13.5%

Rivenhall Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rivenhall and are from the UK Census of 2011. Rivenhall 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.

QualificationBraintreeEssexEngland
No Qualifications22.8%23.9%22.5%
Level 116.5%16.1%13.3%
Level 218.1%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.8%3.6%
Level 312%11.6%12.4%
Level 422.2%23%27.4%
Other4.4%4.5%5.7%

Rivenhall General Health Statistics

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

HealthBraintreeEssexEngland
Very Good47.51%47.13%47.17%
Good35.69%34.94%34.22%
Fair12.44%13.10%13.12%
Bad3.43%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad0.93%1.09%1.25%


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

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