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.
|Age 0 to 4||6%||6.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||6%||5.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.6%||6.2%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.3%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.7%||8.1%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.3%||6.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22.1%||21.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.5%||20.1%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||5.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8.1%||7.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.3%||5.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2%||2.3%||2.3%|
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.
|Social Rented (Council)||2%||9.2%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.7%||9%||8.3%|
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.
|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.
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.
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.
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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.8%||1.1%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3%||3.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4.3%||8.6%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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