Socio-economic statistics for Horsey, Somerset

Socio-economic statistics for Horsey, Somerset

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

Horsey Health Statistics

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

Horsey & 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 Horsey in the local area district.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK

Horsey compared to other wards in

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

Horsey Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Horsey 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 Horsey to the national average for .
No Qualifications0%0%
Level 10%0%
Level 20%0%
Level 30%0%
Level 40%0%

Horsey 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%

Horsey 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 Horsey 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 Horsey.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment0%
In Part-Time Work0%
100% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Horsey.

Horsey 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 Horsey and ?

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Horsey 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 Horsey residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented

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

Horsey compared to other wards in

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

What is the population of Horsey and Sedgemoor?

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

Bridgwater Dunwear4758
Bridgwater Eastover5287
Bridgwater Fairfax7589
Bridgwater Hamp5360
Bridgwater Victoria6435
Bridgwater Westover6238
Bridgwater Wyndham4689
Burnham Central7113
Burnham North6282
Cannington and Wembdon4739
Cheddar and Shipham7297
East Polden2051
Highbridge and Burnham Marine8021
Huntspill and Pawlett2311
King's Isle6714
North Petherton10083
Puriton and Woolavington5077
Wedmore and Mark4622
West Polden2481
Sedgemoor Total123446

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