If you are thinking of moving to Dry Sandford 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 Dry Sandford to figures for Oxfordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Dry Sandford is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Dry Sandford Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Dry Sandford has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Dry Sandford is a relatively affluent area.
|Tenure||Vale of White Horse||Oxfordshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||2.5%||4.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.8%||9.7%||8.3%|
Dry Sandford Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Dry Sandford as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Dry Sandford is also older than the Oxfordshire average, making Dry Sandford a older persons location.
|Age||Vale of White Horse||Oxfordshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.1%||6.3%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.1%||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.6%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.1%||10.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.8%||7.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20%||20.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.9%||19.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.6%||5.8%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.4%||8.3%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.1%||5.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.5%||2.3%||2.3%|
Dry Sandford 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. Dry Sandford has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Vale of White Horse||Oxfordshire||England|
Dry Sandford General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Dry Sandford. The percentage of residents in Dry Sandford rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Dry Sandford rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Dry Sandford is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Vale of White Horse||Oxfordshire||England|
Dry Sandford 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 Dry Sandford 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. Dry Sandford is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Dry Sandford 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 unemployment in Dry Sandford 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 Dry Sandford than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Vale of White Horse||Oxfordshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||1.4%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.2%||1.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||6.9%||7.6%||13.5%|
Dry Sandford Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Dry Sandford and are from the UK Census of 2011. Dry Sandford 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. Dry Sandford also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Dry Sandford are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Vale of White Horse||Oxfordshire||England|
Dry Sandford Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Dry Sandford are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Dry Sandford 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.
|Country||Vale of White Horse||Oxfordshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.6%||4.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6%||8.8%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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