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

Tilbury General Health Statistics

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

HealthThurrockEngland
Very Good48.20%47.17%
Good34.74%34.22%
Fair12.29%13.12%
Bad3.73%4.25%
Very Bad1.03%1.25%

Tilbury Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeThurrockEngland
Age 0 to 47.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4423.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6%
Age 65 to 746.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age36.839.3
Median Age3639

Tilbury Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Tilbury 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 Tilbury is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitThurrockEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.6%13.5%

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

GradeThurrockEngland
AB15.01%22.96%
C131.82%30.92%
C225.64%20.64%
DE27.53%25.49%

Tilbury Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureThurrockEngland
Owned25.5%30.6%
Mortgage40.7%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)16.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.3%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.3%

Tilbury Education Statistics

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

QualificationThurrockEngland
No Qualifications26.5%22.5%
Level 118.1%13.3%
Level 217.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 310.9%12.4%
Level 417.4%27.4%
Other6.1%5.7%

Tilbury Immigration Statistics

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

CountryThurrockEngland
United Kingdom88%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.5%3.7%
Outside the EU7.8%9.4%



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

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