If you are thinking of moving to Bordon 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 Bordon to figures for Hampshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bordon is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bordon 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. Bordon has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Bordon Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bordon are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bordon 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.8%||2.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.1%||5.3%||9.4%|
Bordon Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bordon 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 unemployment in Bordon 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 Bordon than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|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%|
Bordon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Bordon has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Bordon is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.6%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.5%||9%||8.3%|
Bordon Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bordon and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bordon 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. Bordon also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bordon are better educated than the average England citizen.
Bordon General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bordon. The percentage of residents in Bordon rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bordon rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bordon is generally better than in the average person in England.
Bordon Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bordon as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bordon is also older than the Hampshire average, making Bordon a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.3%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.2%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.9%||7.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.4%||5.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.4%||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.5%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.1%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.2%||9.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.6%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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