Socio-economic statistics for Avon, Herefordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Avon, Herefordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Avon, Herefordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Avon, Herefordshire

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

Avon Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWychavonWorcestershireEngland
United Kingdom94.4%94.2%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%2.4%3.7%
Outside the EU2.3%2.9%9.4%

Avon General Health Statistics

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

HealthWychavonWorcestershireEngland
Very Good46.36%46.47%47.17%
Good35.61%34.87%34.22%
Fair13.35%13.50%13.12%
Bad3.71%3.99%4.25%
Very Bad0.98%1.16%1.25%

Avon 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.

GradeWychavonWorcestershireEngland
AB26.19%24.20%22.96%
C129.81%29.81%30.92%
C222.86%22.60%20.64%
DE21.14%23.39%25.49%

Avon Education Statistics

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

QualificationWychavonWorcestershireEngland
No Qualifications22.1%23%22.5%
Level 113.1%13.3%13.3%
Level 215.6%15.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4%3.9%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.1%12.4%
Level 428.7%27.2%27.4%
Other4.8%4.6%5.7%

Avon Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWychavonWorcestershireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.1%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%7.8%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.1%19.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.8%7.2%6%
Age 65 to 7411.5%10.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 847%6.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age43.541.839.3
Median Age454339

Avon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWychavonWorcestershireEngland
Owned38.7%35.9%30.6%
Mortgage34%35%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.6%5.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.9%9.2%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%11.3%15.4%
Other1.2%1.1%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.2%1.3%

Avon Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitWychavonWorcestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.5%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.9%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.6%11.5%13.5%


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


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