If you are thinking of moving to Shop Corner 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 Shop Corner to figures for Suffolk and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Shop Corner is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Shop Corner Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Shop Corner are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Shop Corner 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||0.4%||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.8%||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.7%||4.9%||9.4%|
Shop Corner General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Shop Corner. The percentage of residents in Shop Corner rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
Shop Corner 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.
Shop Corner Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Shop Corner as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Shop Corner is also older than the Suffolk average, making Shop Corner a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.1%||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.4%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.2%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.4%||7.8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.3%||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.1%||18.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.1%||19.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8%||7.1%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.4%||10.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||6.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||2.8%||2.3%|
Shop Corner Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Shop Corner 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 Shop Corner is both lower than the average for Suffolk 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 Shop Corner than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2%||2.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||9.3%||11.3%||13.5%|
Shop Corner Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Shop Corner and are from the UK Census of 2011. Shop Corner 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.
Shop Corner Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||8.9%||7.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.2%||7.2%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
Do you live in Shop Corner? Let us know what you think in the comments below.
Haverhill, you would think it would be a nicer town
Lowestoft, the boil on the **** of Britain
Bury St Edmunds, situated between two of the worst towns in Suffolk
Brandon – a few miles from an even worse Thetford
Felixstowe: it is just like the film ‘Hot Fuzz’
Bury St Edmunds a lovely town. Whooa! Let’s stop right there shall we!
Lowestoft: the land of gormless men & severely pale and overweight single mothers
Bury St Edmunds, life in a cosy middle class bubble
Ipswich has pathetic gangs the FRONT LINE WARRIORS & YE$ YE$ BRUV CREW