If you are thinking of moving to Sunken Marsh 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 Sunken Marsh to figures for Essex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Sunken Marsh is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Sunken Marsh Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Sunken Marsh 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 Sunken Marsh than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.6%||2.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.3%||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||12%||11.5%||13.5%|
Sunken Marsh Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Sunken Marsh are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Sunken Marsh 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||0.6%||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||0.9%||2.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.1%||4.4%||9.4%|
Sunken Marsh Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Sunken Marsh has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Sunken Marsh is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||4%||7.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||1.4%||6.4%||8.3%|
Sunken Marsh Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Sunken Marsh as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Sunken Marsh is also older than the Essex average, making Sunken Marsh a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.7%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.7%||8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.8%||5.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.7%||19.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.5%||20.3%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.1%||6.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.9%||9.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.6%||2.5%||2.3%|
Sunken Marsh 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. Sunken Marsh has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Sunken Marsh General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Sunken Marsh. The percentage of residents in Sunken Marsh rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Sunken Marsh rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Sunken Marsh is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Sunken Marsh Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Sunken Marsh and are from the UK Census of 2011. Sunken Marsh has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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