Socio-economic statistics for Horton Cross, Somerset

Socio-economic statistics for Horton Cross, Somerset

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

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

Horton Cross & 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 Horton Cross in the local area district.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK

Horton Cross compared to other wards in

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

Horton Cross Health Statistics

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

How many residents own or rent their home in Horton Cross and ?

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

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

How grim is your Postcode?

Horton Cross compared to other wards in

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

Horton Cross Education Statistics

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

Horton 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.

GradeSouth SomersetEngland

Horton Cross 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%

What is the population of Horton Cross and South Somerset?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in South Somerset including Horton Cross. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Blackdown & Tatworth5017
Blackmoor Vale5663
Burrow Hill2829
Chard Avishayes2869
Chard Combe2157
Chard Crimchard2904
Chard Holyrood3433
Chard Jocelyn2516
Curry Rivel, Huish & Langport5761
Milborne Port3010
Northstone, Ivelchester & St Michael's9793
South Petherton5567
Turn Hill2534
Yeovil College9302
Yeovil Lyde7238
Yeovil Summerlands8831
Yeovil Westland8392
Yeovil Without7263
South Somerset Total168696

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