If you are thinking of moving to Thorpe-le-Soken 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-le-Soken to figures for Essex and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Thorpe-le-Soken is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Thorpe-le-Soken General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Thorpe-le-Soken. The percentage of residents in Thorpe-le-Soken rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Thorpe-le-Soken rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Thorpe-le-Soken is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Thorpe-le-Soken Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Thorpe-le-Soken 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-le-Soken 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-le-Soken 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%|
Thorpe-le-Soken Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Thorpe-le-Soken are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Thorpe-le-Soken 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||0.7%||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.6%||2.2%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.1%||4.4%||9.4%|
Thorpe-le-Soken Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||4.8%||7.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.6%||6.4%||8.3%|
Thorpe-le-Soken Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Thorpe-le-Soken and are from the UK Census of 2011. Thorpe-le-Soken 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.
Thorpe-le-Soken 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-le-Soken has 20% less Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Thorpe-le-Soken Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Thorpe-le-Soken as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Thorpe-le-Soken is also older than the Essex average, making Thorpe-le-Soken a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.9%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.8%||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.6%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.6%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7%||8%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.1%||5.6%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||15.3%||19.8%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||19.5%||20.3%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||8.2%||6.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||13.6%||9.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||9.3%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||4%||2.5%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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