Socio-economic statistics for Ham, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Ham, Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Ham, Gloucestershire

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

Ham Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Ham 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Ham than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.6%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.9%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)10.2%10.5%13.5%

Ham General Health Statistics

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

HealthCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Very Good49.91%47.56%47.17%
Good34.32%35.21%34.22%
Fair11.78%12.78%13.12%
Bad3.14%3.48%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%0.97%1.25%

Ham Education Statistics

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

QualificationCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications16.6%19.6%22.5%
Level 111.4%13.5%13.3%
Level 214.4%16%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.1%4%3.6%
Level 313.8%12.6%12.4%
Level 436.2%29.9%27.4%
Other4.6%4.3%5.7%

Ham Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Owned32.1%35.5%30.6%
Mortgage32.4%33.9%32.8%
Shared0.7%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)8%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.2%7%8.3%
Private Rented20.1%13.8%15.4%
Other1.3%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.4%1.3%

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

GradeCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
AB29.18%25.38%22.96%
C134.36%30.97%30.92%
C216.13%22.07%20.64%
DE20.32%21.58%25.49%

Ham Age Distribution Statistics

AgeCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 2410.8%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 298.1%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.8%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918.6%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.5%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.7%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age39.541.339.3
Median Age384239

Ham Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCheltenhamGloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom88.8%92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.3%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.2%4.3%9.4%



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

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