Socio-economic statistics for Colstrope, Buckinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Colstrope, Buckinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Colstrope, Buckinghamshire

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

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

GradeWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
AB32.68%33.69%22.96%
C131.70%32.32%30.92%
C218.82%18.57%20.64%
DE16.80%15.41%25.49%

Colstrope Age Distribution Statistics

AgeWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%6.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%6.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%7.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.2%20.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.939.839.3
Median Age394139

Colstrope Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.2%7.6%13.5%

Colstrope Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Colstrope are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Colstrope has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

CountryWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom85%87.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU10.7%8.8%9.4%

Colstrope General Health Statistics

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

HealthWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Very Good51.55%52.03%47.17%
Good34.21%33.82%34.22%
Fair10.75%10.68%13.12%
Bad2.71%2.69%4.25%
Very Bad0.78%0.77%1.25%

Colstrope Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
Owned32.3%34.3%30.6%
Mortgage37.4%37.9%32.8%
Shared1%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8.5%4.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.2%8.2%8.3%
Private Rented13.1%11.3%15.4%
Other2.1%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%1.3%

Colstrope Education Statistics

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

QualificationWycombeBuckinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications17.4%16.8%22.5%
Level 112.5%12.5%13.3%
Level 215.2%15.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.5%3.6%
Level 312.4%11.9%12.4%
Level 433.6%34.8%27.4%
Other5.4%4.9%5.7%



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

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