Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire


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

Chalfont St Giles Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Chalfont St Giles as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Chalfont St Giles is also older than the Buckinghamshire average, making Chalfont St Giles a older persons location.

Age 0 to 45.9%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.3%6.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.8%6.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 245.9%7.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.5%20.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.3%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 7410.1%8.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age41.639.839.3
Median Age444139

Chalfont St Giles General Health Statistics

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

Very Good53.81%52.03%47.17%
Very Bad0.70%0.77%1.25%

Chalfont St Giles Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications14.7%16.8%22.5%
Level 110.7%12.5%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.6%15.2%
Level 311.1%11.9%12.4%
Level 441%34.8%27.4%

Chalfont St Giles Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)1.8%4.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.6%8.2%8.3%
Private Rented8.2%11.3%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%1.3%

Chalfont St Giles Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Chalfont St Giles are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Chalfont St Giles 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.

United Kingdom88.9%87.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.9%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries3%3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU7.2%8.8%9.4%

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


Chalfont St Giles Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Chalfont St Giles 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 Chalfont St Giles is both lower than the average for Buckinghamshire 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 Chalfont St Giles than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.6%7.6%13.5%

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

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