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

Chiswick 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.

GradeHounslowEngland
AB25.42%22.96%
C131.76%30.92%
C218.82%20.64%
DE24.00%25.49%

Chiswick Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHounslowEngland
Age 0 to 47.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 2910.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4425.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5917.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.3%6%
Age 65 to 745.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.3%2.3%
Mean Age35.239.3
Median Age3339

Chiswick Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Chiswick and are from the UK Census of 2011. Chiswick 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. Chiswick also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Chiswick are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationHounslowEngland
No Qualifications17.3%22.5%
Level 111.7%13.3%
Level 211.5%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.7%3.6%
Level 39.8%12.4%
Level 434.6%27.4%
Other13.4%5.7%

Chiswick Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHounslowEngland
United Kingdom56.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries8.9%3.7%
Outside the EU32.9%9.4%

Chiswick General Health Statistics

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

HealthHounslowEngland
Very Good49.00%47.17%
Good35.07%34.22%
Fair11.24%13.12%
Bad3.58%4.25%
Very Bad1.11%1.25%

Chiswick Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Chiswick has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Chiswick is an economically deprived area.

TenureHounslowEngland
Owned21.1%30.6%
Mortgage29%32.8%
Shared2.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)15.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%8.3%
Private Rented22.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Chiswick Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Chiswick 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Chiswick than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitHounslowEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.4%13.5%


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

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