Socio-economic statistics for Waterhales, Essex

Socio-economic statistics for Waterhales, Essex
Socio-economic statistics for Waterhales, Essex

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

Waterhales Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Waterhales has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Waterhales is a relatively affluent area.

TenureBrentwoodEngland
Owned38%30.6%
Mortgage37.2%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.9%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%15.4%
Other1%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Waterhales Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeBrentwoodEngland
Age 0 to 45.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%6%
Age 65 to 749.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over3%2.3%
Mean Age41.639.3
Median Age4339

Waterhales 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. Waterhales 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 Waterhales 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Waterhales is both lower than the average for Essex and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Waterhales than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBrentwoodEssexEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.1%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.9%11.5%13.5%

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

Waterhales Education Statistics

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

QualificationBrentwoodEngland
No Qualifications19.4%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.3%3.6%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 430.7%27.4%
Other3.8%5.7%

Waterhales Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBrentwoodEngland
United Kingdom91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.1%3.7%
Outside the EU5.3%9.4%

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

GradeBrentwoodEngland
AB32.18%22.96%
C136.19%30.92%
C217.22%20.64%
DE14.41%25.49%

Waterhales General Health Statistics

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

HealthBrentwoodEngland
Very Good51.02%47.17%
Good33.34%34.22%
Fair11.64%13.12%
Bad3.13%4.25%
Very Bad0.88%1.25%

What is the population of Waterhales and Brentwood?

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

WardPopulation
Brentwood North7617
Brentwood South6409
Brentwood West7773
Brizes and Doddinghurst6233
Herongate, Ingrave and West Horndon3699
Hutton Central3976
Hutton East3692
Hutton North4307
Hutton South3756
Ingatestone, Fryerning and Mountnessing6264
Pilgrims Hatch5918
Shenfield5396
South Weald1911
Tipps Cross3859
Warley6432
Brentwood Total77242



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


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