Socio-economic statistics for Eton, Berkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Eton, Berkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Eton, Berkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Eton, Berkshire

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

Eton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Owned32.6%30.6%
Mortgage35.4%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.2%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)12.1%8.3%
Private Rented13.9%15.4%
Other2.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.9%1.3%

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

GradeWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
AB39.16%22.96%
C132.20%30.92%
C215.45%20.64%
DE13.19%25.49%

Eton Education Statistics

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

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QualificationWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
No Qualifications15.6%22.5%
Level 111.6%13.3%
Level 214.4%15.2%
Apprenticeship3%3.6%
Level 311.2%12.4%
Level 438.4%27.4%
Other5.8%5.7%

Eton Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.1%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.1%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 748.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Eton Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
United Kingdom82.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.9%3.7%
Outside the EU11.4%9.4%

Eton General Health Statistics

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

HealthWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Very Good54.51%47.17%
Good32.22%34.22%
Fair9.85%13.12%
Bad2.68%4.25%
Very Bad0.75%1.25%

Eton 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 Eton 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Eton 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 Eton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWindsor and MaidenheadEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%13.5%

Eton rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019



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


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