Socio-economic statistics for Holly Cross, Berkshire

Socio-economic statistics for Holly Cross, Berkshire
Socio-economic statistics for Holly Cross, Berkshire

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

Holly Cross 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 Holly Cross 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Holly Cross is both lower than the average for Merseyside (Met County) 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 Holly Cross than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWokinghamMerseyside (Met County)England
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%4.8%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)0.9%4.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)5.7%21.3%13.5%

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

GradeWokinghamEngland
AB43.03%22.96%
C131.40%30.92%
C214.83%20.64%
DE10.73%25.49%

Holly Cross Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWokinghamEngland
United Kingdom87.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU8.8%9.4%

Holly Cross Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWokinghamEngland
Owned35.6%30.6%
Mortgage44.2%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)4.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.3%8.3%
Private Rented9.9%15.4%
Other1.2%1.4%
Rent Free0.9%1.3%

Holly Cross Education Statistics

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

QualificationWokinghamEngland
No Qualifications13.2%22.5%
Level 111.8%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.4%3.6%
Level 312.4%12.4%
Level 440%27.4%
Other4.2%5.7%

Holly Cross Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWokinghamEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.3%
Mean Age39.439.3
Median Age4039

Holly Cross General Health Statistics

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

HealthWokinghamEngland
Very Good54.26%47.17%
Good33.56%34.22%
Fair9.44%13.12%
Bad2.14%4.25%
Very Bad0.61%1.25%


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


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