Socio-economic statistics for Gretton, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Gretton, Gloucestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Gretton, Gloucestershire

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

Gretton Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.8%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Level 312.2%12.4%
Level 430.2%27.4%

Gretton General Health Statistics

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

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Very Good47.64%47.17%
Very Bad0.99%1.25%

Gretton 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.


Gretton Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom93.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU3.2%9.4%

Gretton Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6%
Age 65 to 7410.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age42.439.3
Median Age4439

Gretton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)2.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Gretton 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 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. Gretton 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 Gretton 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 Gretton is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire 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 Gretton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%10.5%13.5%

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

What is the population of Gretton and Tewkesbury?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Tewkesbury including Gretton. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Brockworth East3836
Brockworth West5317
Churchdown Brookfield with Hucclecote6699
Churchdown St John's7506
Cleeve Grange3169
Cleeve Hill5259
Cleeve St Michael's5471
Cleeve West5578
Highnam with Haw Bridge4681
Severn Vale North2740
Severn Vale South2348
Tewkesbury East6149
Tewkesbury North & Twyning5280
Tewkesbury South6129
Tewkesbury Total96624

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

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