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

Flushing Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Flushing 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.

BenefitCornwallEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14%13.5%

Flushing General Health Statistics

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

HealthCornwallEngland
Very Good45.23%47.17%
Good33.59%34.22%
Fair14.88%13.12%
Bad4.87%4.25%
Very Bad1.43%1.25%

Flushing Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCornwallEngland
Owned40%30.6%
Mortgage28.8%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.4%8.3%
Private Rented14.7%15.4%
Other2%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

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

GradeCornwallEngland
AB18.33%22.96%
C128.65%30.92%
C227.23%20.64%
DE25.79%25.49%

Flushing Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeCornwallEngland
Age 0 to 45.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 295%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 648%6%
Age 65 to 7411.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.3%
Mean Age43.339.3
Median Age4539

Flushing Education Statistics

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

QualificationCornwallEngland
No Qualifications22.4%22.5%
Level 113.4%13.3%
Level 217.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.5%3.6%
Level 313.1%12.4%
Level 425%27.4%
Other4.2%5.7%

Flushing Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCornwallEngland
United Kingdom95.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.3%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%3.7%
Outside the EU2.4%9.4%



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

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