Socio-economic statistics for Horsedown, Wiltshire

Socio-economic statistics for Horsedown, Wiltshire

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

Horsedown Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in .
Age Band Proportion
4 & under0%
5 - 9 years0%
10 - 15 years0%
16 - 19 years0%
20 - 24 years0%
25 - 34 years0%
35 - 49 years0%
50 - 64 years0%
65 - 74 years0%
75 - 84 years0%
85 years & over0%

Horsedown & Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentage firgures have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Horsedown in the local area district.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK

Horsedown compared to other wards in

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
Horsedown is ranked out of 0 wards in for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Horsedown Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Horsedown residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 'levels'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

How grim is your Postcode?
In this first table we have compared Horsedown to the national average for .
No Qualifications0%0%
Level 10%0%
Level 20%0%
Level 30%0%
Level 40%0%

Horsedown 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.


How many residents own or rent their home in Horsedown and ?

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Horsedown either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 0 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 0 of Horsedown residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented

Horsedown has a higher level of home ownership than than the national average.

Horsedown compared to other wards in

# Ward Owned Rented
Horsedown is ranked out of 0 wards in for the percentage of home owners.

Horsedown Health Statistics

Area VG G F B VB
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Horsedown Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker\’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of .
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Horsedown on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Horsedown.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment0%
In Part-Time Work0%
100% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Horsedown.

What is the population of Horsedown and Wiltshire?

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

Aldbourne and Ramsbury5309
Alderbury and Whiteparish4316
Amesbury East8095
Amesbury West4510
Bourne and Woodford Valley4248
Box and Colerne5504
Bradford-on-Avon North5102
Bradford-on-Avon South4946
Bromham, Rowde and Potterne4737
Bulford, Allington and Figheldean8186
Burbage and the Bedwyns5154
By Brook4719
Calne Central5045
Calne Chilvester and Abberd6017
Calne North4550
Calne Rural4665
Calne South and Cherhill4534
Chippenham Cepen Park and Derriads3892
Chippenham Cepen Park and Redlands5115
Chippenham Hardenhuish4619
Chippenham Hardens and England4197
Chippenham Lowden and Rowden5170
Chippenham Monkton3834
Chippenham Pewsham4303
Chippenham Queens and Sheldon4191
Corsham Pickwick5427
Corsham Town4990
Corsham Without and Box Hill5693
Cricklade and Latton4895
Devizes and Roundway South4173
Devizes East4184
Devizes North3969
Downton and Ebble Valley5072
Durrington and Larkhill7915
Fovant and Chalke Valley4403
Holt and Staverton4641
Laverstock, Ford and Old Sarum6666
Ludgershall and Perham Down6948
Marlborough East4094
Marlborough West4499
Melksham Central5507
Melksham North4585
Melksham South4915
Melksham Without North5219
Melksham Without South6005
Nadder and East Knoyle4159
Pewsey Vale4380
Redlynch and Landford4778
Royal Wootton Bassett East4400
Royal Wootton Bassett North4496
Royal Wootton Bassett South6742
Salisbury Bemerton7010
Salisbury Fisherton and Bemerton Village3957
Salisbury Harnham5228
Salisbury St Edmund and Milford5099
Salisbury St Francis and Stratford5414
Salisbury St Mark's and Bishopdown5417
Salisbury St Martin's and Cathedral5910
Salisbury St Paul's5234
Summerham and Seend4684
The Collingbournes and Netheravon4186
The Lavingtons and Erlestoke5709
Till and Wylye Valley4409
Trowbridge Adcroft5551
Trowbridge Central5379
Trowbridge Drynham3916
Trowbridge Grove4458
Trowbridge Lambrok4902
Trowbridge Park4875
Trowbridge Paxcroft6878
Urchfont and The Cannings5324
Warminster Broadway4670
Warminster Copheap and Wylye5208
Warminster East5539
Warminster West5451
Warminster Without4240
West Selkley4186
Westbury East4919
Westbury North5155
Westbury West6186
Wilton and Lower Wylye Valley5448
Winsley and Westwood3768
Wiltshire Total504070

Last updated: 19/04/2021, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.