If you are thinking of moving to Rottingdean 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 Rottingdean to figures for Brighton and Hove and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Rottingdean is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Rottingdean General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Rottingdean. The percentage of residents in Rottingdean rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Rottingdean rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Rottingdean is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Brighton and Hove||England|
Rottingdean Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rottingdean come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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.
|Benefit||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.6%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Rottingdean Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rottingdean are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Rottingdean 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.
|Country||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||1%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||5.4%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||9.3%||9.4%|
Rottingdean Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rottingdean and are from the UK Census of 2011. Rottingdean 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. Rottingdean also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Rottingdean are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Brighton and Hove||England|
Rottingdean Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Rottingdean has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Rottingdean is an economically deprived area.
|Tenure||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||9.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.1%||8.3%|
Rottingdean Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Rottingdean as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Rottingdean is also older than the average, making Rottingdean a older persons location.
|Age||Brighton and Hove||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||13.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||24%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.2%||2.3%|
Rottingdean 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. Rottingdean has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Brighton and Hove||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.