Socio-economic statistics for Horspath, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Horspath, Oxfordshire

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

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


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

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

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

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Horspath compared to other wards in

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

Horspath 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%

Horspath Health Statistics

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

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

Horspath compared to other wards in

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

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

Horspath Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Horspath 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

In this first table we have compared Horspath to the national average for .
No Qualifications0%0%
Level 10%0%
Level 20%0%
Level 30%0%
Level 40%0%

What is the population of Horspath and Oxford?

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

Barton and Sandhills6926
Blackbird Leys5567
Cowley Marsh6465
Headington Hill and Northway10210
Hinksey Park5382
Iffley Fields4920
Jericho and Osney6816
Lye Valley7115
Northfield Brook6141
Quarry and Risinghurst5786
Rose Hill and Iffley6209
St Clement's5858
St Margaret's5412
St Mary's4667
Oxford Total151584

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