If you are thinking of moving to Spitalfields 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 Spitalfields to figures for County of the City of London and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Spitalfields is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Spitalfields Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Spitalfields are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Spitalfields 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.
|Country||City of London||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||10.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||24.4%||9.4%|
Spitalfields Age Distribution Statistics
|Age||City of London||England|
|Age 0 to 4||3.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||2.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||2.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||1.4%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||13%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||27.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.3%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.5%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.6%||2.3%|
Spitalfields Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Spitalfields has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Spitalfields is an economically deprived area.
|Tenure||City of London||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||10.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||6.1%||8.3%|
Spitalfields 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. Spitalfields has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||City of London||England|
Spitalfields Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Spitalfields and are from the UK Census of 2011. Spitalfields 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. Spitalfields also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Spitalfields are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||City of London||England|
Spitalfields General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Spitalfields. The percentage of residents in Spitalfields rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Spitalfields rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Spitalfields is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||City of London||England|
Spitalfields Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Spitalfields 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Spitalfields than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||City of London||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||5.1%||13.5%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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