If you are thinking of moving to Bourton-on-the-Water 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 Bourton-on-the-Water to figures for Gloucestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Bourton-on-the-Water is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Bourton-on-the-Water Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Bourton-on-the-Water 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 Bourton-on-the-Water is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Bourton-on-the-Water than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.3%||2.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.2%||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.9%||10.5%||13.5%|
Bourton-on-the-Water 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. Bourton-on-the-Water has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Bourton-on-the-Water General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Bourton-on-the-Water. The percentage of residents in Bourton-on-the-Water rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Bourton-on-the-Water rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Bourton-on-the-Water is generally better than in the average person in England.
Bourton-on-the-Water Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Bourton-on-the-Water as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Bourton-on-the-Water is also older than the Gloucestershire average, making Bourton-on-the-Water a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||4.7%||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.3%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.5%||3.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.8%||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.1%||5.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.7%||19.4%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.4%||20.8%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.7%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.4%||9.8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.6%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||2.7%||2.3%|
Bourton-on-the-Water Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||1.7%||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||13.1%||7%||8.3%|
Bourton-on-the-Water Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Bourton-on-the-Water are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Bourton-on-the-Water 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||2.4%||2.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||4.2%||4.3%||9.4%|
Bourton-on-the-Water Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Bourton-on-the-Water and are from the UK Census of 2011. Bourton-on-the-Water 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. Bourton-on-the-Water also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Bourton-on-the-Water are better educated than the average England citizen.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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