Socio-economic statistics for The Green, Milton Keynes

Socio-economic statistics for The Green, Milton Keynes
Socio-economic statistics for The Green, Milton Keynes

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

The Green 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.

GradeMilton KeynesEngland

The Green 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in The Green 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 The Green than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitMilton KeynesBuckinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3%1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.9%7.6%13.5%

The Green rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

The Green Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of The Green and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationMilton KeynesEngland
No Qualifications18%22.5%
Level 115.9%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 428.2%27.4%

The Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeMilton KeynesEngland
Age 0 to 48%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.3%6%
Age 65 to 746.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.4%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.5%2.3%
Mean Age36.139.3
Median Age3539

The Green Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of The Green are from the UK Census of 2011. Since The Green 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.

CountryMilton KeynesEngland
United Kingdom81.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU13%9.4%

The Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureMilton KeynesEngland
Social Rented (Council)11%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.1%8.3%
Private Rented16.2%15.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

The Green General Health Statistics

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

HealthMilton KeynesEngland
Very Good50.17%47.17%
Very Bad0.94%1.25%

What is the population of The Green and Milton Keynes?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Milton Keynes including The Green. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Bletchley East15634
Bletchley Park14959
Bletchley West14496
Campbell Park & Old Woughton12897
Central Milton Keynes16715
Danesborough & Walton12540
Loughton & Shenley16747
Newport Pagnell North & Hanslope11609
Newport Pagnell South11105
Shenley Brook End13448
Stony Stratford11777
Woughton & Fishermead18401
Milton Keynes Total270203

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

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