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

Thorpe Green Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 44.9%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%5.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4415.3%19.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%20.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.2%6.8%6%
Age 65 to 7413.6%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 849.3%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over4%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age45.740.939.3
Median Age484139

Thorpe Green General Health Statistics

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

Very Good38.42%47.13%47.17%
Very Bad1.78%1.09%1.25%

Thorpe 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. Thorpe Green has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.


Thorpe Green Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications34.3%23.9%22.5%
Level 115.2%16.1%13.3%
Level 216.2%17.2%15.2%
Level 39.5%11.6%12.4%
Level 415.9%23%27.4%

Thorpe Green Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)4.8%7.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3.6%6.4%8.3%
Private Rented14.8%11.4%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.1%1.3%

Thorpe Green Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom95.7%92.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.6%2.2%3.7%
Outside the EU2.1%4.4%9.4%

Thorpe Green Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Thorpe Green 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 Thorpe Green is both higher than the average for Essex and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 25% higher in Thorpe Green than the national average, suggesting that many people maybe under employed or on a low salary.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)3.6%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)18.9%11.5%13.5%

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

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