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

Thursley General Health Statistics

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

HealthWaverleySurreyEngland
Very Good53.52%52.43%47.17%
Good32.72%33.56%34.22%
Fair10.50%10.56%13.12%
Bad2.53%2.70%4.25%
Very Bad0.72%0.75%1.25%

Thursley Education Statistics

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

QualificationWaverleySurreyEngland
No Qualifications15.2%15.9%22.5%
Level 110.3%12.2%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%2.9%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 440.1%36.2%27.4%
Other4.1%5.1%5.7%

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

GradeWaverleySurreyEngland
AB40.68%35.57%22.96%
C129.84%33.53%30.92%
C217.00%17.28%20.64%
DE12.48%13.63%25.49%

Thursley Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Thursley 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 Thursley is both lower than the average for Surrey 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 Thursley than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWaverleySurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.6%7.1%13.5%

Thursley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWaverleySurreyEngland
Owned37.7%34.8%30.6%
Mortgage36%38.1%32.8%
Shared1%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.5%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.9%6.5%8.3%
Private Rented10.1%12.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.2%1.3%

Thursley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWaverleySurreyEngland
United Kingdom89.4%85.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.6%9.5%9.4%

Thursley Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWaverleySurreyEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%7.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age41.540.239.3
Median Age424039



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

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