Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Rushley Island Immigration Statistics

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

CountryRochfordEssexEngland
United Kingdom96.4%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries0.9%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.2%4.4%9.4%

Rushley Island General Health Statistics

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

HealthRochfordEssexEngland
Very Good47.76%47.13%47.17%
Good34.92%34.94%34.22%
Fair13.01%13.10%13.12%
Bad3.38%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad0.94%1.09%1.25%

Rushley Island Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Rushley Island has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Rushley Island is a relatively affluent area.

TenureRochfordEssexEngland
Owned41.5%34.7%30.6%
Mortgage41.4%36.7%32.8%
Shared0.2%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.2%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented7.6%11.4%15.4%
Other0.9%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.1%1.3%

Rushley Island 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.

GradeRochfordEssexEngland
AB23.04%22.55%22.96%
C137.53%33.54%30.92%
C223.65%22.53%20.64%
DE15.78%21.39%25.49%

Rushley Island Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rushley Island 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 unemployment in Rushley Island 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 Rushley Island than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitRochfordEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%11.5%13.5%

Rushley Island Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Rushley Island as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Rushley Island is also older than the Essex average, making Rushley Island a older persons location.

AgeRochfordEssexEngland
Age 0 to 45.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.5%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.3%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.1%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.3%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 7410.6%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.9%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age42.340.939.3
Median Age444139

Rushley Island Education Statistics

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

QualificationRochfordEssexEngland
No Qualifications23.6%23.9%22.5%
Level 117.8%16.1%13.3%
Level 218.4%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.9%11.6%12.4%
Level 420%23%27.4%
Other4%4.5%5.7%



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

Do you live in Rushley Island? Let us know what you think in the comments below.


  • meh

    Rushley Island is uninhabited you retards.