Socio-economic statistics for Christchurch, City of Newport

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Christchurch in Newport from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Christchurch older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Christchurch and Newport? Is Christchurch an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

How many residents own or rent their home in Christchurch and

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Christchurch either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 0 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 0 of Christchurch residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%

Christchurch has a higher level of home ownership than than the national average.

Christchurch compared to other wards in

# Ward Owned Rented
Christchurch is ranked out of 0 wards in for the percentage of home owners.

Christchurch Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Christchurch residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Christchurch to the national average for .
No Qualifications 0% 0%
Level 1 0% 0%
Level 2 0% 0%
Apprenticeship 0% 0%
Level 3 0% 0%
Level 4 0% 0%

Christchurch Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in .
Age Band Proportion
4 & under
5 - 9 years
10 - 15 years
16 - 19 years
20 - 24 years
25 - 34 years
35 - 49 years
50 - 64 years
65 - 74 years
75 - 84 years
85 years & over

Christchurch Health Statistics

Area VG G F B VB
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

What are the occupations of the residents of Christchurch?

The largest employment sector in Christchurch is Managers, Directors & Senior Officials. The smallest employment sector is Elementary Occupations.
Sector Proportion
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials %
Professional Occupations %
Associate Professional & Technical %
Administrative & Secretarial %
Skilled Trades %
Caring, leisure & Other Services %
Process Plant & Machine Operatives %
Elementary Occupations %

Christchurch & Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Christchurch in the local area district.

Area Born in UK Born outside UK
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%
0% 0%

Christchurch compared to other wards in

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
'; Christchurch is ranked out of 0 wards in for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Christchurch Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of .
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
% %
% %
% %
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Christchurch on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Christchurch.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 0%
In Part-Time Work 0%
Unemployed 0%
100% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Christchurch

What is the population of Christchurch and Newport?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Newport including Christchurch. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Allt-yr-yn 9192
Alway 8830
Beechwood 7890
Bettws 8132
Caerleon 7768
Gaer 9133
Graig 6274
Langstone 4729
Liswerry 14196
Llanwern 4435
Malpas 7746
Marshfield 6449
Pillgwenlly 8974
Ringland 8344
Rogerstone 11680
Shaftesbury 5250
St. Julians 8844
Stow Hill 5373
Tredegar Park 4945
Victoria 8263
Newport Total 156447

Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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