If you are thinking of moving to South Street 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 Street to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if South Street is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
South Street Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of South Street are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6.5%||9.4%|
South Street 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 Street Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in South Street are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in South Street 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 South Street than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.1%||2.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.9%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11.1%||12.6%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
South Street General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for South Street. The percentage of residents in South Street rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
South Street Age Distribution Statistics
|Age 0 to 4||5%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||15.9%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||16.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.7%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.5%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3%||2.3%|
South Street Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||8.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.9%||8.3%|
South Street Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of South Street and are from the UK Census of 2011. South Street 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.
What is the population of South Street and Canterbury?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Canterbury including South Street. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Chartham & Stone Street||7785|
|Herne & Broomfield||9854|
|Little Stour & Adisham||4421|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.