Wealden District Council

Equality Monitoring Data - Customer Services - Customers - 2014-15

This page shows the equality monitoring data we've collected to help analyse access to services/participation rates for people with different protected characteristics from the customers who have contacted the Council via our Contact Centre by phone or email or at the Reception facility at Hailsham.

The lists below show the breakdown of benefit claimants by protected characteristic:

  • race,
  • main language,
  • English speaking ability,
  • English reading ability,
  • gender,
  • age,
  • disability.

Distribution of race

  • Asian or Asian British: 0.08%
  • Black or Black British: 0.25%
  • Chinese: 0.08%
  • White British: 97.83%
  • Bangladeshi: 0%
  • British: 98%
  • White Irish: 0.46%
  • White other: 2.29%

Distribution of main language spoken

  • Dutch: 0.08%
  • English: 98.9%
  • German: 0.08%
  • Hungarian: 0.16%
  • Italian: 0.08%
  • Polish: 0.46%
  • Portuguese: 0.08%
  • Romanian: 0.12%

Distribution of English speaking ability

  • Can speak English very well: 96.33%
  • Can speak English well: 3.42%
  • Cannot speak English well: 0.16%
  • Cannot speak English at all: 0.08%

Distribution of English reading ability

  • Can read English very well: 96.5%
  • Can read English well: 3.33%
  • Cannot read English well: 0.16%
  • Cannot read English at all: 0%

Gender

  • Female: 57.25%
  • Male: 42.75%

Distribution of age

  • Age 16 - 19:  0%
  • Age 20 - 29:  3.08%
  • Age 30 -39:   9.16%
  • Age 40 - 49:  17.17%
  • Age 50 - 59:  24.9%
  • Age 60 - 69:  28.17%
  • Age 70 - 79%: 13.58%
  • Age 80 and over: 3.92%

Distribution of disability

  • Not disabled: 89.08%
  • Disabled: 10.92%