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

Shellow Bowells General Health Statistics

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

HealthEpping ForestEssexEngland
Very Good49.26%47.13%47.17%
Good33.75%34.94%34.22%
Fair12.38%13.10%13.12%
Bad3.56%3.74%4.25%
Very Bad1.04%1.09%1.25%

Shellow Bowells 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.

GradeEpping ForestEssexEngland
AB25.47%22.55%22.96%
C136.30%33.54%30.92%
C220.22%22.53%20.64%
DE18.01%21.39%25.49%

Shellow Bowells Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitEpping ForestEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.5%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.9%11.5%13.5%

Shellow Bowells Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEpping ForestEssexEngland
Age 0 to 45.9%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.7%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.2%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.2%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age41.140.939.3
Median Age424139

Shellow Bowells Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEpping ForestEssexEngland
Owned34.8%34.7%30.6%
Mortgage37.5%36.7%32.8%
Shared0.4%0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)11.9%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.1%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented10.2%11.4%15.4%
Other0.8%1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.1%1.3%

Shellow Bowells Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shellow Bowells are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shellow Bowells 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.

CountryEpping ForestEssexEngland
United Kingdom90.9%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.6%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%4.4%9.4%

Shellow Bowells Education Statistics

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

QualificationEpping ForestEssexEngland
No Qualifications24%23.9%22.5%
Level 115.6%16.1%13.3%
Level 216.3%17.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.3%3.8%3.6%
Level 311.1%11.6%12.4%
Level 425.3%23%27.4%
Other4.5%4.5%5.7%



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

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