Socio-economic statistics for Ardington Wick, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Ardington Wick, Oxfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Ardington Wick, Oxfordshire

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

Ardington Wick General Health Statistics

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

HealthVale of White HorseEngland
Very Good51.85%47.17%
Good33.98%34.22%
Fair10.80%13.12%
Bad2.61%4.25%
Very Bad0.75%1.25%

Ardington Wick Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeVale of White HorseEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4139

Ardington Wick Immigration Statistics

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

CountryVale of White HorseEngland
United Kingdom89.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU6%9.4%

Ardington Wick Education Statistics

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

QualificationVale of White HorseEngland
No Qualifications16.7%22.5%
Level 111.8%13.3%
Level 214.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 437.2%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Ardington Wick Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureVale of White HorseEngland
Owned35.8%30.6%
Mortgage34.5%32.8%
Shared1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11%15.4%
Other2.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Ardington Wick Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Ardington Wick is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Ardington Wick are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these 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 Ardington Wick is both lower than the average for Oxfordshire 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 Ardington Wick than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitVale of White HorseOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.9%7.6%13.5%

Ardington Wick rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

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

GradeVale of White HorseEngland
AB36.07%22.96%
C129.21%30.92%
C219.08%20.64%
DE15.65%25.49%

What is the population of Ardington Wick and Vale of White Horse?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Vale of White Horse including Ardington Wick. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Abingdon Abbey Northcourt6829
Abingdon Caldecott8123
Abingdon Dunmore6192
Abingdon Fitzharris6462
Abingdon Peachcroft6963
Blewbury & Harwell8671
Botley & Sunningwell6928
Cumnor6743
Drayton3637
Faringdon7915
Grove North6356
Hendreds3174
Kennington & Radley7018
Kingston Bagpuize4470
Marcham4850
Ridgeway3068
Stanford3813
Steventon & the Hanneys4132
Sutton Courtenay3312
Thames3221
Wantage & Grove Brook6751
Wantage Charlton7075
Watchfield & Shrivenham8723
Wootton3484
Vale of White Horse Total137910



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


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