Plaistow Ward is made up of the following parishes:
- Plaistow and Ifold
Key Demographic Information for Plaistow Ward:
(Source: 2001 Census Data)
- There are 1770 households in Plaistow Ward with an average household size of 2.6 people, higher than the average for the District.
- 26.7% of individuals in Plaistow Ward work in higher managerial/professional occupations, which compares to 19.0% for Chichester District, 17.9% for West Sussex, 19.2% for the South East and 15.0% for England.
- 59.6% of households in Plaistow Ward are in high Council Tax Bands (F, G and H). This is higher than the level for Chichester District, West Sussex, the South East and England.
- The level of single person households in Plaistow Ward is significantly lower than the average for Chichester District, West Sussex, the South East and England.
45 Plaistow Ward households responded to the Place Survey questionnaire, 3.3% of the total questionnaires received. Based on the 2001 Census, a sample consistent with the ward's proportion of the District population and, therefore, a representative sample for Plaistow Ward would have been 4.3%. Plaistow Ward is, therefore, slightly under-represented.
The response rate for Plaistow Ward was 41.7%. This is below the overall response rate of 45.7%.