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

Twitham Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeDoverKentEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%8.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.9%19.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6.6%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%9.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.5%2.3%
Mean Age42.140.339.3
Median Age444139

Twitham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureDoverKentEngland
Owned35.3%33.1%30.6%
Mortgage31.3%34.2%32.8%
Shared0.5%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.9%5.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.4%8.1%8.3%
Private Rented15.3%15.1%15.4%
Other1.8%1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%1.3%

Twitham Immigration Statistics

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

CountryDoverKentEngland
United Kingdom92.7%90.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU3.8%5.4%9.4%

Twitham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Twitham 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.

BenefitDoverKentEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.2%2.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15%12.6%13.5%

Twitham Education Statistics

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

QualificationDoverKentEngland
No Qualifications25%22.5%22.5%
Level 114.6%14.7%13.3%
Level 217.4%16.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.7%3.8%3.6%
Level 312.1%12.3%12.4%
Level 422%24.7%27.4%
Other5.1%5.1%5.7%

Twitham General Health Statistics

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

HealthDoverKentEngland
Very Good43.37%46.68%47.17%
Good35.35%34.87%34.22%
Fair14.99%13.32%13.12%
Bad4.96%4.00%4.25%
Very Bad1.33%1.14%1.25%

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

GradeDoverKentEngland
AB17.52%22.42%22.96%
C131.74%31.89%30.92%
C223.39%22.46%20.64%
DE27.36%23.22%25.49%


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

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