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If you are thinking of moving to Southall 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 Southall to figures for Ealing and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Southall is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Southall Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Southall are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Southall has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryEalingEngland
United Kingdom51.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland2.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries11.9%3.7%
Outside the EU34%9.4%

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

GradeEalingEngland
AB28.07%22.96%
C130.46%30.92%
C217.65%20.64%
DE23.83%25.49%

Southall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Southall has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Southall is an economically deprived area.

TenureEalingEngland
Owned22.9%30.6%
Mortgage28.2%32.8%
Shared1.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.6%8.3%
Private Rented26.4%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Southall General Health Statistics

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

HealthEalingEngland
Very Good49.16%47.17%
Good34.48%34.22%
Fair11.35%13.12%
Bad3.79%4.25%
Very Bad1.22%1.25%

Southall Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Southall and are from the UK Census of 2011. Southall 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. Southall also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Southall are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationEalingEngland
No Qualifications16.5%22.5%
Level 19.9%13.3%
Level 210.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.4%3.6%
Level 39.6%12.4%
Level 437%27.4%
Other15.1%5.7%

Southall Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Southall 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 Southall is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitEalingEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.5%13.5%

Southall Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Southall as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Southall is also older than the average, making Southall a older persons location.

AgeEalingEngland
Age 0 to 47.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910%6.9%
Age 30 to 4425.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.2%6%
Age 65 to 745.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.4%2.3%
Mean Age35.439.3
Median Age3339



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

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