Rose Hill, Suffolk

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

Rose Hill Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.3%
Mean Age3839.3
Median Age3639

Rose Hill Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rose Hill are from the UK Census of 2011.

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United Kingdom88.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries5%3.7%
Outside the EU6.5%9.4%

Rose Hill Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Rose Hill has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Rose Hill is an economically deprived area.

Social Rented (Council)14.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.4%8.3%
Private Rented18.7%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Rose Hill Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications25.8%22.5%
Level 115.9%13.3%
Level 216.3%15.2%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 420.6%27.4%

Rose Hill 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. Rose Hill has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Rose Hill 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Rose Hill 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 Rose Hill is both higher than the average for Suffolk and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)4%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15.1%11.3%13.5%

Rose Hill rates 7/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Rose Hill General Health Statistics

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

Very Good45.56%47.17%
Very Bad1.14%1.25%

What is the population of Rose Hill and Ipswich?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Ipswich including Rose Hill. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Castle Hill6920
Priory Heath8924
St John's9335
St Margaret's8130
Stoke Park6997
Ipswich Total135979

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

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