Socio-economic statistics for Tillingham, East Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Tillingham, East Sussex
Socio-economic statistics for Tillingham, East Sussex

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

Tillingham 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.

GradeRotherEngland
AB22.37%22.96%
C132.31%30.92%
C224.04%20.64%
DE21.28%25.49%

Tillingham Immigration Statistics

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

How grim is your Postcode?
CountryRotherEngland
United Kingdom93.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU3.9%9.4%

Tillingham 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. Tillingham is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Tillingham 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment in Tillingham is both lower than the average for East Sussex and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places.

BenefitRotherEast SussexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.9%12.9%13.5%

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

Tillingham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureRotherEngland
Owned45.4%30.6%
Mortgage28.1%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8.6%8.3%
Private Rented12.7%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Tillingham General Health Statistics

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

HealthRotherEngland
Very Good40.55%47.17%
Good36.60%34.22%
Fair16.51%13.12%
Bad4.93%4.25%
Very Bad1.41%1.25%

Tillingham Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeRotherEngland
Age 0 to 44.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246%9.4%
Age 25 to 293.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4414.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 648.8%6%
Age 65 to 7413.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 849.8%5.5%
Age 85 and over5.1%2.3%
Mean Age47.239.3
Median Age5039

Tillingham Education Statistics

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

QualificationRotherEngland
No Qualifications24.7%22.5%
Level 113.8%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 311.2%12.4%
Level 425.5%27.4%
Other4.6%5.7%

What is the population of Tillingham and Rother?

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

WardPopulation
Bexhill Central6029
Bexhill Collington4318
Bexhill Kewhurst4906
Bexhill Old Town & Worsham4392
Bexhill Pebsham & St Michaels5302
Bexhill Sackville5222
Bexhill Sidley6144
Bexhill St Marks4666
Bexhill St Stephens5185
Brede & Udimore2124
Burwash & the Weald4746
Catsfield & Crowhurst2670
Eastern Rother5179
Hurst Green & Ticehurst5455
North Battle, Netherfield & Whatlington5445
Northern Rother5036
Robertsbridge2730
Rye & Winchelsea5279
Sedlescombe & Westfield5373
South Battle & Telham2203
Southern Rother4312
Rother Total96716



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


Top 50 worst places to live in England 2022 as voted for by you