If you are thinking of moving to West Blatchington 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 West Blatchington to figures for Brighton and Hove and nationally. These statistics can tell you if West Blatchington is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
West Blatchington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
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West Blatchington Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of West Blatchington and are from the UK Census of 2011.
West Blatchington Age Distribution Statistics
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West Blatchington Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of West Blatchington are from the UK Census of 2011.
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West Blatchington 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.
West Blatchington 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. West Blatchington is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.West Blatchington is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in West Blatchington 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.
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West Blatchington General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for West Blatchington.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.