Hawkesbury, South Gloucestershire

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

Hawkesbury 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Hawkesbury 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Hawkesbury 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 Hawkesbury than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth GloucestershireGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%10.5%13.5%

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

Hawkesbury Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth GloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom93.4%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.3%3.7%
Outside the EU3.9%9.4%

Hawkesbury General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth GloucestershireEngland
Very Good49.15%47.17%
Very Bad0.93%1.25%

Hawkesbury Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth GloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114.9%13.3%
Level 216.7%15.2%
Level 313.7%12.4%
Level 426.7%27.4%

Hawkesbury 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.

GradeSouth GloucestershireEngland

Hawkesbury Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth GloucestershireEngland
Social Rented (Council)1.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)8%8.3%
Private Rented12.2%15.4%
Rent Free1.1%1.3%

Hawkesbury Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth GloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.9%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646%6%
Age 65 to 749.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.1%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

What is the population of Hawkesbury and South Gloucestershire?

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

Bitton & Oldland Common9503
Boyd Valley10921
Bradley Stoke North11423
Bradley Stoke South10077
Charlton & Cribbs7967
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge9501
Emersons Green14496
Frampton Cotterell12920
Frenchay & Downend13076
Longwell Green9804
New Cheltenham9223
Parkwall & Warmley9289
Patchway Coniston5508
Pilning & Severn Beach5041
Severn Vale9458
Staple Hill & Mangotsfield15364
Stoke Gifford14486
Stoke Park & Cheswick9017
Yate Central9008
Yate North11651
South Gloucestershire Total287816

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

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