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

Hill Bottom Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.6%10.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%7.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%5.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.938.939.3
Median Age423839

Hill Bottom Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
No Qualifications16.5%16.7%22.5%
Level 112.1%12%13.3%
Level 214.9%13.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.5%3.6%
Level 312%13.3%12.4%
Level 436.7%35.7%27.4%
Other4%5%5.7%

Hill Bottom Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Hill Bottom 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 Hill Bottom 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 Hill Bottom than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.4%7.6%13.5%

Hill Bottom Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Hill Bottom are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Hill Bottom 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 OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
United Kingdom90.8%85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.4%4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU5.2%8.8%9.4%

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

GradeSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
AB36.09%32.67%22.96%
C130.04%30.21%30.92%
C218.96%18.77%20.64%
DE14.91%18.34%25.49%

Hill Bottom General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Very Good52.56%52.40%47.17%
Good33.35%33.45%34.22%
Fair10.73%10.60%13.12%
Bad2.62%2.76%4.25%
Very Bad0.73%0.78%1.25%

Hill Bottom Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Owned37.2%32.3%30.6%
Mortgage35.8%33.2%32.8%
Shared0.8%1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.6%4.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%9.7%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%15.2%15.4%
Other2.2%2.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.7%1.3%


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

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