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

South-end Age Distribution Statistics

The population of South-end as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of South-end is also older than the Hertfordshire average, making South-end a older persons location.

AgeEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.6%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%8.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%6.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%21.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%20.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%5.6%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%7.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age39.53939.3
Median Age403939

South-end Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Owned32.1%30%30.6%
Mortgage39.7%36.8%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2%9.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.7%9%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%12.1%15.4%
Other1%1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1%1.3%

South-end Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in South-end 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 South-end is both lower than the average for Hertfordshire 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 South-end than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%2.1%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.2%9.4%13.5%

South-end 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. South-end has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
AB33.49%30.43%22.96%
C133.60%32.67%30.92%
C218.54%18.87%20.64%
DE14.37%18.03%25.49%

South-end Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of South-end and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
No Qualifications17.2%18.2%22.5%
Level 113.5%13.8%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.2%3.2%3.6%
Level 311.9%11.8%12.4%
Level 433.5%32.1%27.4%
Other4%5%5.7%

South-end General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
Very Good52.53%50.90%47.17%
Good33.70%33.92%34.22%
Fair10.40%11.25%13.12%
Bad2.67%3.07%4.25%
Very Bad0.69%0.85%1.25%

South-end Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of South-end are from the UK Census of 2011. Since South-end 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.

CountryEast HertfordshireHertfordshireEngland
United Kingdom92%86.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.7%3.7%
Outside the EU4.3%8.6%9.4%



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

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