If you are thinking of moving to Westbrook 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 Westbrook to figures for Kent and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Westbrook is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Westbrook Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Westbrook are from the UK Census of 2011.
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Westbrook 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.
Westbrook Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
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Westbrook Age Distribution Statistics
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Westbrook Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Westbrook and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Westbrook General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Westbrook.
Westbrook 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. Westbrook is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.Westbrook 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 Westbrook 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.
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Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
What is the population of Westbrook and ?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in including Westbrook. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.