Socio-economic statistics for Sandown Park, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Sandown Park, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Sandown Park, Kent

Socio-economic statistics for Sandown Park, Kent
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If you are thinking of moving to Sandown Park 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 Sandown Park to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Sandown Park is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Sandown Park Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureTunbridge WellsKentEngland
Owned32%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%34.2%32.8%
Shared0.8%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.2%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented15.7%15.1%15.4%
Other1.2%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%1.3%

Sandown Park Immigration Statistics

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

CountryTunbridge WellsKentEngland
United Kingdom90.1%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.4%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.9%5.4%9.4%

Sandown Park Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Sandown Park 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 Sandown Park 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 Sandown Park than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitTunbridge WellsKentEngland
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%

Sandown Park Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Sandown Park and are from the UK Census of 2011. Sandown Park 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. Sandown Park also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Sandown Park are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationTunbridge WellsKentEngland
No Qualifications17.1%22.5%22.5%
Level 112.4%14.7%13.3%
Level 216.6%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.8%3.8%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.3%12.4%
Level 434.6%24.7%27.4%
Other4.5%5.1%5.7%

Sandown Park General Health Statistics

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

HealthTunbridge WellsKentEngland
Very Good51.42%46.68%47.17%
Good33.60%34.87%34.22%
Fair11.12%13.32%13.12%
Bad3.09%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad0.78%1.14%1.25%

Sandown Park 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. Sandown Park has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeTunbridge WellsKentEngland
AB32.57%22.42%22.96%
C131.36%31.89%30.92%
C218.56%22.46%20.64%
DE17.50%23.22%25.49%

Sandown Park Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Sandown Park as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Sandown Park is younger than the Kent average.

AgeTunbridge WellsKentEngland
Age 0 to 46.4%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.7%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.1%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.4%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.640.339.3
Median Age404139



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

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