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

Wallend General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Wallend. The percentage of residents in Wallend rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.

HealthNewhamEngland
Very Good48.47%47.17%
Good34.60%34.22%
Fair11.31%13.12%
Bad4.14%4.25%
Very Bad1.48%1.25%

Wallend Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Wallend has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Wallend is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureNewhamEngland
Owned12.8%30.6%
Mortgage20.5%32.8%
Shared1.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)18.3%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.3%8.3%
Private Rented32.6%15.4%
Other1.4%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Wallend Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Wallend are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Wallend has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryNewhamEngland
United Kingdom46.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries10.7%3.7%
Outside the EU42.4%9.4%

Wallend Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Wallend 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. The rate of unemployment in Wallend is both higher than the average for and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitNewhamEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)4.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)15%13.5%

Wallend Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Wallend and are from the UK Census of 2011. Wallend has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Wallend also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Wallend are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationNewhamEngland
No Qualifications20.6%22.5%
Level 111.4%13.3%
Level 211.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship1%3.6%
Level 39.9%12.4%
Level 430.1%27.4%
Other15.7%5.7%

Wallend Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeNewhamEngland
Age 0 to 48.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 2413.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 2913.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4424.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914%19.4%
Age 60 to 642.8%6%
Age 65 to 743.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 842.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over0.7%2.3%
Mean Age31.339.3
Median Age2939

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

GradeNewhamEngland
AB16.54%22.96%
C129.88%30.92%
C218.47%20.64%
DE35.10%25.49%


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

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