Socio-economic statistics for Forewoods Common, Wiltshire

Socio-economic statistics for Forewoods Common, Wiltshire
Socio-economic statistics for Forewoods Common, Wiltshire

Socio-economic statistics for Forewoods Common, Wiltshire

Statistics

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

Forewoods Common Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Forewoods Common has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Forewoods Common 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%

Forewoods Common Age Distribution Statistics

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

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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

Forewoods Common Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Forewoods Common are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Forewoods Common 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%

Forewoods Common 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 Forewoods Common 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. Forewoods Common 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 Forewoods Common 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 Forewoods Common 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%

Forewoods Common 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%

Forewoods Common General Health Statistics

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

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

Forewoods Common Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Forewoods Common 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%



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

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