Socio-economic statistics for Abshot, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Abshot, Hampshire
Socio-economic statistics for Abshot, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Abshot, Hampshire

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

Abshot Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Abshot come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Abshot 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 Abshot than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitFarehamHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.3%8.7%13.5%

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

GradeFarehamHampshireEngland
AB29.32%28.56%22.96%
C135.20%31.89%30.92%
C220.07%21.03%20.64%
DE15.40%18.52%25.49%

Abshot Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeFarehamHampshireEngland
Age 0 to 45%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.4%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 5921.5%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7410.6%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.1%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.641.139.3
Median Age444239

Abshot Immigration Statistics

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

CountryFarehamHampshireEngland
United Kingdom94.4%91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.9%2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.3%5.3%9.4%

Abshot General Health Statistics

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

HealthFarehamHampshireEngland
Very Good48.55%49.10%47.17%
Good35.21%34.98%34.22%
Fair12.22%11.90%13.12%
Bad3.13%3.14%4.25%
Very Bad0.90%0.88%1.25%

Abshot Education Statistics

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

QualificationFarehamHampshireEngland
No Qualifications17.6%18.5%22.5%
Level 113.1%13.6%13.3%
Level 217%16.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.5%4.5%3.6%
Level 313.5%12.8%12.4%
Level 429.8%29.7%27.4%
Other3.6%4.2%5.7%

Abshot Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureFarehamHampshireEngland
Owned39.2%34.6%30.6%
Mortgage41.2%36.9%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)5.1%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)3%9%8.3%
Private Rented8.4%10.6%15.4%
Other1.6%2%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.2%1.3%


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


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