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

Barton Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom71.5%85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries8.3%4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU19%8.8%9.4%

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


Barton Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Barton as a whole, is younger than the national average. However, population of Barton is older than the Oxfordshire average.

Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.5%5.6%
Age 10 to144.7%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 2420.3%10.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911.3%7.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.3%19.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.9%5.8%6%
Age 65 to 745.5%8.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.7%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age34.338.939.3
Median Age293839

Barton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Barton has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Barton is an economically deprived area.

Social Rented (Council)13.6%4.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%9.7%8.3%
Private Rented26.1%15.2%15.4%
Rent Free2%1.7%1.3%

Barton Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications13.6%16.7%22.5%
Level 18.3%12%13.3%
Level 28.9%13.8%15.2%
Level 317.8%13.3%12.4%
Level 442.6%35.7%27.4%

Barton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%7.6%13.5%

Barton General Health Statistics

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

Very Good55.23%52.40%47.17%
Very Bad0.85%0.78%1.25%

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

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