Socio-economic statistics for Colerne, Wiltshire

Socio-economic statistics for Colerne, Wiltshire
Socio-economic statistics for Colerne, Wiltshire

Socio-economic statistics for Colerne, Wiltshire

Statistics

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

Colerne Education Statistics

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

QualificationWiltshireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 429.5%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

Colerne General Health Statistics

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

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HealthWiltshireEngland
Very Good49.75%47.17%
Good34.05%34.22%
Fair12.15%13.12%
Bad3.18%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Colerne Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWiltshireEngland
United Kingdom92.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%9.4%

Colerne Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWiltshireEngland
Owned33.8%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Other3.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Colerne Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes Colerne and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Colerne is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Colerne are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these 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 Colerne than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWiltshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.1%13.5%

Colerne 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.

GradeWiltshireEngland
AB27.03%22.96%
C131.21%30.92%
C221.65%20.64%
DE20.10%25.49%

Colerne Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Colerne as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Colerne is also older than the average, making Colerne a older persons location.

AgeWiltshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239



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

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