If you are thinking of moving to Strand 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 Strand to figures for City of Westminster and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Strand is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Strand General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Strand. The percentage of residents in Strand rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.
Strand Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Strand has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Strand is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation
|Social Rented (Council)||11.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||14%||8.3%|
Strand Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Strand are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Strand 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||14.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||37.4%||9.4%|
Strand Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Strand as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Strand is also older than the average, making Strand a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||3.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||2.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||10.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||12.5%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||29.2%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||16.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||4.2%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||3.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.4%||2.3%|
Strand Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Strand and are from the UK Census of 2011. Strand 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. Strand also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Strand are better educated than the average England citizen.
Strand 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 Strand 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. Strand is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Strand is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Strand 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Strand than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.7%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12.1%||13.5%|
Strand 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. Strand has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.