If you are thinking of moving to Rusthall 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 Rusthall to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Rusthall is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Rusthall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Rusthall has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Rusthall is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.2%||5.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||14%||8.1%||8.3%|
Rusthall Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Rusthall and are from the UK Census of 2011. Rusthall 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. Rusthall also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Rusthall are better educated than the average England citizen.
Rusthall Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Rusthall 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 Rusthall is both lower than the average for Kent 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 Rusthall than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.6%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.1%||12.6%||13.5%|
Rusthall Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Rusthall as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Rusthall is younger than the Kent average.
|Age 0 to 4||6.4%||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6.1%||5.7%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.7%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.3%||4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.1%||19.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.1%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.4%||9.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.5%||2.3%|
Rusthall Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Rusthall are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Rusthall 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.4%||3.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.9%||5.4%||9.4%|
Rusthall General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Rusthall. The percentage of residents in Rusthall rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Rusthall rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Rusthall is generally better than in the average person in England.
Rusthall 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. Rusthall has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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