Socio-economic statistics for Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Statistics

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

Cheltenham Age Distribution Statistics

AgeCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.8%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.1%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.8%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age39.541.339.3
Median Age384239

Cheltenham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Owned32.1%35.5%30.6%
Mortgage32.4%33.9%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.2%7%8.3%
Private Rented20.1%13.8%15.4%
Other1.3%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.4%1.3%

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

GradeCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
AB29.18%25.38%22.96%
C134.36%30.97%30.92%
C216.13%22.07%20.64%
DE20.32%21.58%25.49%

Cheltenham Education Statistics

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

QualificationCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications16.6%19.6%22.5%
Level 111.4%13.5%13.3%
Level 214.4%16%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.1%4%3.6%
Level 313.8%12.6%12.4%
Level 436.2%29.9%27.4%
Other4.6%4.3%5.7%

Cheltenham Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom88.8%92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.3%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.2%4.3%9.4%

Cheltenham General Health Statistics

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

HealthCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Very Good49.91%47.56%47.17%
Good34.32%35.21%34.22%
Fair11.78%12.78%13.12%
Bad3.14%3.48%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%0.97%1.25%

Cheltenham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Cheltenham 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Cheltenham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.2%10.5%13.5%

Cheltenham rates 1/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019



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


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