Socio-economic statistics for Toddington, West Sussex

Socio-economic statistics for Toddington, West Sussex

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Toddington in Arun from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Toddington older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Toddington and Arun? Is Toddington an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

What are the occupations of the residents of Toddington?

The largest employment sector in Toddington is Caring, leisure & Other Services. The smallest employment sector is Administrative & Secretarial.
Sector Proportion
Caring, leisure & Other Services 14.74%
Elementary Occupations 14.3%
Skilled Trades 13.34%
Professional Occupations 10.9%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 10.11%
Associate Professional & Technical 10.08%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 9.87%
Administrative & Secretarial 7.63%

Toddington Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in River.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under 5.21%
5 - 9 years 5.15%
10 - 15 years 5.74%
16 - 19 years 3.25%
20 - 24 years 4.9%
25 - 34 years 13.75%
35 - 49 years 17.58%
50 - 64 years 21.23%
65 - 74 years 11.32%
75 - 84 years 8.09%
85 years & over 3.76%

Toddington Health Statistics

River has a significantly lower proportion of residents (>5%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
River (Arun) 38.84% 37.11% 17.2% 5.56% 1.29%
Arun 43.19% 36.57% 14.81% 4.31% 1.12%
South East 49.98% 34.01% 11.77% 3.31% 0.93%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in Arun changed since 2011?

Arun residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 1.01% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 41.98% 36.77% 15.58% 4.42% 1.25%
2021 43.19% 36.57% 14.81% 4.31% 1.12%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Toddington Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of Arun.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Arun 3.2% -0.3%
South East 2.9% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Toddington on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Toddington.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 52.81%
In Part-Time Work 29.13%
Unemployed 5.75%
70.87% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Toddington

How many residents own or rent their home in Toddington and Arun

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Toddington either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 52.29 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 47.71 of Toddington residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
River (Arun) 52.29% 47.71%
Arun 71.25% 28.75%
South East 65.66% 34.34%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Toddington has a lower level of home ownership than than the national average.

Toddington compared to other wards in Arun

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Pagham 87.03% 12.97%
2 Aldwick East 86.84% 13.16%
3 Ferring 86.49% 13.51%
4 Felpham East 83.2% 16.8%
5 East Preston 81.34% 18.66%
6 Rustington West 80.64% 19.36%
7 Middleton-on-Sea 80.25% 19.75%
8 Aldwick West 79.81% 20.19%
9 Angmering & Findon 78.79% 21.21%
10 Felpham West 78.44% 21.56%
11 Barnham 77.89% 22.11%
12 Yapton 75.27% 24.73%
13 Arundel & Walberton 74.38% 25.62%
14 Rustington East 74.33% 25.67%
15 Beach 72.86% 27.14%
16 Brookfield (Arun) 69.74% 30.26%
17 Bersted 68.84% 31.16%
18 Courtwick with Toddington 59.39% 40.61%
19 Orchard 58.71% 41.29%
20 Pevensey 53.52% 46.48%
21 River (Arun) 52.29% 47.71%
22 Hotham 48.64% 51.36%
23 Marine (Arun) 42.61% 57.39%
Toddington is ranked 21 out of 23 wards in Arun for the percentage of home owners.

Toddington & Arun Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Toddington in the Arun local area district.

Area Born in UK Born outside UK
River (Arun) 83.88% 16.12%
Arun 89.28% 10.72%
South East 84.24% 15.76%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Toddington compared to other wards in Arun

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Marine 71.79% 28.21%
2 Hotham 78.15% 21.85%
3 Orchard 78.82% 21.18%
4 River 83.88% 16.12%
5 Pevensey 83.92% 16.08%
6 Bersted 86.68% 13.32%
7 Courtwick with Toddington 88.34% 11.66%
8 Aldwick East 90.62% 9.38%
9 Beach 91.07% 8.93%
10 Arundel & Walberton 91.35% 8.65%
11 Rustington East 92.3% 7.7%
12 Felpham West 92.5% 7.5%
13 Yapton 92.65% 7.35%
14 Brookfield 92.68% 7.32%
15 Ferring 92.85% 7.15%
16 Barnham 92.9% 7.1%
17 Pagham 93.18% 6.82%
18 Aldwick West 93.25% 6.75%
19 Middleton-on-Sea 93.49% 6.51%
20 East Preston 93.56% 6.44%
21 Angmering & Findon 93.58% 6.42%
22 Rustington West 93.78% 6.22%
23 Felpham East 94.47% 5.53%
'; Toddington is ranked 4 out of 23 wards in Arun for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Toddington Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Toddington residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Toddington to the national average for England.
Level River England
No Qualifications 23.56% 18.08%
Level 1 12.18% 9.69%
Level 2 15.25% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 6.39% 5.32%
Level 3 16.32% 16.92%
Level 4 22.63% 33.92%

What is the population of Toddington and Arun?

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

Ward Population
Aldwick East 5253
Aldwick West 6355
Angmering & Findon 9430
Arundel & Walberton 8106
Barnham 8755
Beach 4627
Bersted 9756
Brookfield 6195
Courtwick with Toddington 10602
East Preston 8547
Felpham East 7192
Felpham West 4464
Ferring 4592
Hotham 6905
Marine 7533
Middleton-on-Sea 4945
Orchard 6913
Pagham 6027
Pevensey 5743
River 9265
Rustington East 5324
Rustington West 8093
Yapton 6501
Arun Total 161123



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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