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

Vauxhall Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitWestminsterEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.7%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)12.1%13.5%

Vauxhall Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWestminsterEngland
United Kingdom46.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries14.2%3.7%
Outside the EU37.4%9.4%

Vauxhall Education Statistics

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

QualificationWestminsterEngland
No Qualifications12.8%22.5%
Level 16.6%13.3%
Level 27.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship0.8%3.6%
Level 39.2%12.4%
Level 450.3%27.4%
Other12.6%5.7%

Vauxhall General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Vauxhall. The percentage of residents in Vauxhall rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average.

HealthWestminsterEngland
Very Good54.15%47.17%
Good29.99%34.22%
Fair10.04%13.12%
Bad4.22%4.25%
Very Bad1.59%1.25%

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

GradeWestminsterEngland
AB41.62%22.96%
C132.49%30.92%
C27.26%20.64%
DE18.63%25.49%

Vauxhall Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWestminsterEngland
Age 0 to 45.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.5%5.6%
Age 10 to143.9%5.8%
Age 15 to 172.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 2912.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4429.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5916.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.2%6%
Age 65 to 746%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.4%2.3%
Mean Age36.739.3
Median Age3439

Vauxhall Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Vauxhall has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Vauxhall is an economically deprived area.Since all home ownership is lower than the national average and all rented accommodation levels are higher than the national average, this also suggests an area of economic deprivation

TenureWestminsterEngland
Owned17.7%30.6%
Mortgage12.9%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)11.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)14%8.3%
Private Rented37.6%15.4%
Other2.1%1.4%
Rent Free3.1%1.3%


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

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