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

Grendon Underwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Owned31.1%34.3%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%37.9%32.8%
Shared0.9%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.4%4.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.6%8.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%11.3%15.4%
Other1.6%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Grendon Underwood Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Grendon Underwood 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 unemployment in Grendon Underwood is both lower than the average for Buckinghamshire 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 Grendon Underwood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%7.6%13.5%

Grendon Underwood Education Statistics

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

QualificationAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications17.4%16.8%22.5%
Level 113.8%12.5%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.5%3.6%
Level 312.2%11.9%12.4%
Level 432%34.8%27.4%
Other4.6%4.9%5.7%

Grendon Underwood Immigration Statistics

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

CountryAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom89.2%87.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU7.1%8.8%9.4%

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

GradeAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
AB29.66%33.69%22.96%
C133.19%32.32%30.92%
C220.31%18.57%20.64%
DE16.84%15.41%25.49%

Grendon Underwood Age Distribution Statistics

AgeAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%6.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%6.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%7.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.3%20.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.2%8.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.839.3
Median Age404139

Grendon Underwood General Health Statistics

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

HealthAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Very Good51.40%52.03%47.17%
Good34.19%33.82%34.22%
Fair10.95%10.68%13.12%
Bad2.68%2.69%4.25%
Very Bad0.78%0.77%1.25%


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

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