Socio-economic statistics for Hethe, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Hethe, Oxfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Hethe, Oxfordshire

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

Hethe 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.

GradeCherwellEngland
AB25.46%22.96%
C130.99%30.92%
C221.77%20.64%
DE21.78%25.49%

Hethe Education Statistics

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

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QualificationCherwellEngland
No Qualifications19.7%22.5%
Level 115.2%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 311.6%12.4%
Level 428.1%27.4%
Other5.5%5.7%

Hethe General Health Statistics

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

HealthCherwellEngland
Very Good50.33%47.17%
Good34.65%34.22%
Fair11.17%13.12%
Bad3.00%4.25%
Very Bad0.84%1.25%

Hethe Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureCherwellEngland
Owned30.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.4%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.6%8.3%
Private Rented14.6%15.4%
Other1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Hethe Immigration Statistics

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

CountryCherwellEngland
United Kingdom88.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.1%3.7%
Outside the EU6.6%9.4%

Hethe 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Hethe 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 Hethe is both lower than the average for Oxfordshire 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 Hethe than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitCherwellOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.3%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.4%7.6%13.5%

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

Hethe Age Distribution Statistics

AgeCherwellEngland
Age 0 to 46.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.8%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age38.939.3
Median Age3939

What is the population of Hethe and Cherwell?

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

WardPopulation
Adderbury, Bloxham and Bodicote11073
Banbury Calthorpe and Easington8885
Banbury Cross and Neithrop10694
Banbury Grimsbury and Hightown9929
Banbury Hardwick8205
Banbury Ruscote10388
Bicester East8436
Bicester North and Caversfield8904
Bicester South and Ambrosden10029
Bicester West8713
Cropredy, Sibfords and Wroxton8606
Deddington9034
Fringford and Heyfords11369
Kidlington East9739
Kidlington West9108
Launton and Otmoor8734
Cherwell Total151846



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


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