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

Horton Heath Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEastleighHampshireEngland
United Kingdom92.6%91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU4.7%5.3%9.4%

Horton Heath Education Statistics

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

QualificationEastleighHampshireEngland
No Qualifications17.6%18.5%22.5%
Level 114.2%13.6%13.3%
Level 217.2%16.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.7%4.5%3.6%
Level 313.3%12.8%12.4%
Level 427.9%29.7%27.4%
Other4%4.2%5.7%

Horton Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Horton Heath has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Horton Heath is a relatively affluent area.

TenureEastleighHampshireEngland
Owned33%34.6%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%36.9%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.1%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)11.2%9%8.3%
Private Rented11.2%10.6%15.4%
Other1.1%2%1.4%
Rent Free0.8%1.2%1.3%

Horton Heath Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Horton Heath as a whole, is older than the national average. However, the population of Horton Heath is younger than the Hampshire average.

AgeEastleighHampshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.2%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.9%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.4%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.7%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.3%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age40.141.139.3
Median Age414239

Horton Heath 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.

GradeEastleighHampshireEngland
AB26.95%28.56%22.96%
C132.68%31.89%30.92%
C222.35%21.03%20.64%
DE18.02%18.52%25.49%

Horton Heath General Health Statistics

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

HealthEastleighHampshireEngland
Very Good49.17%49.10%47.17%
Good35.30%34.98%34.22%
Fair11.61%11.90%13.12%
Bad3.05%3.14%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%0.88%1.25%

Horton Heath Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Horton Heath 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 Horton Heath is both lower than the average for Hampshire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Horton Heath than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEastleighHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.5%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.1%8.7%13.5%


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

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