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

Moreton-in-Marsh Education Statistics

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

QualificationCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.5%19.6%22.5%
Level 112.8%13.5%13.3%
Level 215.8%16%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.2%4%3.6%
Level 311.9%12.6%12.4%
Level 433.7%29.9%27.4%
Other4.1%4.3%5.7%

Moreton-in-Marsh Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
Owned37.8%35.5%30.6%
Mortgage27.9%33.9%32.8%
Shared1.2%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)13.1%7%8.3%
Private Rented13.2%13.8%15.4%
Other2.1%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free3%1.4%1.3%

Moreton-in-Marsh Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Moreton-in-Marsh as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Moreton-in-Marsh is also older than the Gloucestershire average, making Moreton-in-Marsh a older persons location.

AgeCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 44.7%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.1%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.7%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.4%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.7%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7411.4%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.4%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age44.241.339.3
Median Age464239

Moreton-in-Marsh Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Moreton-in-Marsh 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 Moreton-in-Marsh is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Moreton-in-Marsh than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.9%10.5%13.5%

Moreton-in-Marsh 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. Moreton-in-Marsh has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
AB30.39%25.38%22.96%
C129.77%30.97%30.92%
C222.25%22.07%20.64%
DE17.58%21.58%25.49%

Moreton-in-Marsh General Health Statistics

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

HealthCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
Very Good48.78%47.56%47.17%
Good35.07%35.21%34.22%
Fair12.33%12.78%13.12%
Bad3.01%3.48%4.25%
Very Bad0.80%0.97%1.25%

Moreton-in-Marsh Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Moreton-in-Marsh are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Moreton-in-Marsh 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.

CountryCotswoldGloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom92.9%92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.4%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%4.3%9.4%



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

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