Socio-economic statistics for Blackmoor, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Blackmoor, Hampshire
Socio-economic statistics for Blackmoor, Hampshire

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

Blackmoor Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEast HampshireEngland
United Kingdom91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU5.1%9.4%

Blackmoor Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

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TenureEast HampshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.5%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Blackmoor Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast HampshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 7410.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4239.3
Median Age4439

Blackmoor 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.

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

BenefitEast HampshireHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.1%8.7%13.5%

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

Blackmoor General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast HampshireEngland
Very Good50.45%47.17%
Very Bad0.82%1.25%

Blackmoor Education Statistics

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

QualificationEast HampshireEngland
No Qualifications16.9%22.5%
Level 112.5%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 433.9%27.4%

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

GradeEast HampshireEngland

What is the population of Blackmoor and East Hampshire?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in East Hampshire including Blackmoor. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Alton Amery2294
Alton Ashdell2415
Alton Eastbrooke2967
Alton Holybourne2912
Alton Westbrooke2474
Alton Whitedown3110
Alton Wooteys3377
Bentworth & Froyle2729
Binsted, Bentley & Selborne6142
Bramshott & Liphook9457
Buriton & East Meon2699
Four Marks & Medstead8230
Froxfield, Sheet & Steep3418
Horndean Catherington2849
Horndean Downs2963
Horndean Kings & Blendworth4880
Horndean Murray2644
Petersfield Bell Hill2763
Petersfield Causeway2962
Petersfield Heath2881
Petersfield St Peter's6075
Ropley, Hawkley & Hangers2824
Rowlands Castle3029
Whitehill Chase6537
Whitehill Hogmoor & Greatham5479
Whitehill Pinewood2334
East Hampshire Total123838

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

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