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

Otterbourne 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. Otterbourne has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeWinchesterHampshireEngland
AB40.52%28.56%22.96%
C130.39%31.89%30.92%
C215.58%21.03%20.64%
DE13.51%18.52%25.49%

Otterbourne Education Statistics

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

QualificationWinchesterHampshireEngland
No Qualifications14.5%18.5%22.5%
Level 19.6%13.6%13.3%
Level 214.6%16.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.1%4.5%3.6%
Level 313.9%12.8%12.4%
Level 440.7%29.7%27.4%
Other3.5%4.2%5.7%

Otterbourne Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Otterbourne as a whole, is older than the national average.

AgeWinchesterHampshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.3%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.9%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age40.941.139.3
Median Age424239

Otterbourne Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureWinchesterHampshireEngland
Owned35%34.6%30.6%
Mortgage32.6%36.9%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.6%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.9%9%8.3%
Private Rented12%10.6%15.4%
Other2.1%2%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.2%1.3%

Otterbourne Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWinchesterHampshireEngland
United Kingdom91.1%91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%5.3%9.4%

Otterbourne General Health Statistics

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

HealthWinchesterHampshireEngland
Very Good53.20%49.10%47.17%
Good32.78%34.98%34.22%
Fair10.60%11.90%13.12%
Bad2.69%3.14%4.25%
Very Bad0.74%0.88%1.25%

Otterbourne Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Otterbourne 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 Otterbourne 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 Otterbourne than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWinchesterHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%8.7%13.5%


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

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