Socio-economic statistics for Chimney-end, Oxfordshire
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If you are thinking of moving to Chimney-end 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 Chimney-end to figures for Oxfordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Chimney-end is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Chimney-end Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Chimney-end and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
No Qualifications17.6%16.7%22.5%
Level 113.3%12%13.3%
Level 215.8%13.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.5%3.6%
Level 312.3%13.3%12.4%
Level 432.9%35.7%27.4%
Other4.1%5%5.7%

Chimney-end Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Chimney-end as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Chimney-end is also older than the Oxfordshire average, making Chimney-end a older persons location.

AgeWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%10.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%7.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.2%20.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%5.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age41.138.939.3
Median Age423839

Chimney-end General Health Statistics

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

HealthWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Very Good51.52%52.40%47.17%
Good33.82%33.45%34.22%
Fair11.15%10.60%13.12%
Bad2.81%2.76%4.25%
Very Bad0.70%0.78%1.25%

Chimney-end Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Chimney-end 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 Chimney-end is both lower than the average for Oxfordshire 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 Chimney-end than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.7%7.6%13.5%

Chimney-end Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Chimney-end are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Chimney-end 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.

CountryWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
United Kingdom91.9%85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU4.6%8.8%9.4%

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

GradeWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
AB30.22%32.67%22.96%
C130.80%30.21%30.92%
C222.29%18.77%20.64%
DE16.68%18.34%25.49%

Chimney-end Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Owned34.5%32.3%30.6%
Mortgage35.2%33.2%32.8%
Shared1.3%1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.7%4.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%9.7%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.2%15.4%
Other3%2.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.7%1.3%


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

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