Socio-economic statistics for Horton, South Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Horton, South Gloucestershire

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

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

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Horton either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 75.05 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 24.95 of Horton residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge75.05%24.95%
South Gloucestershire72.39%27.61%
South West65.88%34.12%

Horton has a significantly higher level of home ownership than the national average. This is indicative or an economically wealthy area.

Horton compared to other wards in South Gloucestershire

# Ward Owned Rented
1Frenchay & Downend82.97%17.03%
2Severn Vale82.27%17.73%
3Frampton Cotterell82.09%17.91%
4Bitton & Oldland Common80.81%19.19%
5Pilning & Severn Beach80.59%19.41%
7Longwell Green79.66%20.34%
11Boyd Valley78.4%21.6%
13Yate North75.66%24.34%
14Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge75.05%24.95%
15Yate Central74.55%25.45%
16Stoke Gifford72.6%27.4%
17Parkwall & Warmley72.1%27.9%
18New Cheltenham70.69%29.31%
19Emersons Green69.56%30.44%
20Bradley Stoke North67.76%32.24%
21Woodstock (South Gloucestershire)67.08%32.92%
22Staple Hill & Mangotsfield63.94%36.06%
23Kingswood (South Gloucestershire)62.83%37.17%
24Patchway Coniston59.82%40.18%
25Bradley Stoke South59.58%40.42%
27Charlton & Cribbs58.74%41.26%
28Stoke Park & Cheswick44.15%55.85%
Horton is ranked 14 out of 28 wards in South Gloucestershire for the percentage of home owners.

Horton Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Horton 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 Horton to the national average for England.
Level Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge England
No Qualifications13.59%18.08%
Level 19.26%9.69%
Level 214.1%13.32%
Level 316.87%16.92%
Level 438.4%33.92%

Horton Health Statistics

Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge has more residents (2.28%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge50.77%33.34%11.87%3.17%0.85%
South Gloucestershire49.72%34.16%11.91%3.28%0.93%
South West47.6%34.21%13.12%3.95%1.12%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in South Gloucestershire changed since 2011?

South Gloucestershire residents who describe their health as either good or very good has decreased by 0.16% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Horton 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 South Gloucestershire.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
South Gloucestershire1.7%-0.3%
South West2.5%-0.4%
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 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.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment57.48%
In Part-Time Work32.01%
67.99% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Horton.

Horton Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under4.4%
5 - 9 years5.27%
10 - 15 years6.51%
16 - 19 years4.03%
20 - 24 years4.24%
25 - 34 years9.3%
35 - 49 years16.86%
50 - 64 years23.69%
65 - 74 years13.13%
75 - 84 years9.15%
85 years & over3.43%

Horton 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 GloucestershireEngland

Horton & South Gloucestershire 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 in the South Gloucestershire local area district. Horton has a lower rate of immigrants than South Gloucestershire, the South West region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge95.32%4.68%
South Gloucestershire89.44%10.56%
South West89.8%10.2%

Horton compared to other wards in South Gloucestershire

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1Charlton & Cribbs74.7%25.3%
2Stoke Park & Cheswick75.72%24.28%
3Bradley Stoke North76.58%23.42%
4Bradley Stoke South77.88%22.12%
6Patchway Coniston82.44%17.56%
7Stoke Gifford85.77%14.23%
9Emersons Green88.2%11.8%
10Staple Hill & Mangotsfield90.38%9.62%
11Frenchay & Downend90.93%9.07%
12New Cheltenham91.8%8.2%
16Yate North92.81%7.19%
17Pilning & Severn Beach92.9%7.1%
18Yate Central93.38%6.62%
21Severn Vale94.17%5.83%
22Boyd Valley94.37%5.63%
23Parkwall & Warmley94.39%5.61%
24Frampton Cotterell94.8%5.2%
26Longwell Green95.13%4.87%
27Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge95.32%4.68%
28Bilton & Oldland Common95.75%4.25%
Horton is ranked 27 out of 28 wards in South Gloucestershire for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

What is the population of Horton and South Gloucestershire?

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

Bitton & Oldland Common9503
Boyd Valley10921
Bradley Stoke North11423
Bradley Stoke South10077
Charlton & Cribbs7967
Chipping Sodbury & Cotswold Edge9501
Emersons Green14496
Frampton Cotterell12920
Frenchay & Downend13076
Longwell Green9804
New Cheltenham9223
Parkwall & Warmley9289
Patchway Coniston5508
Pilning & Severn Beach5041
Severn Vale9458
Staple Hill & Mangotsfield15364
Stoke Gifford14486
Stoke Park & Cheswick9017
Yate Central9008
Yate North11651
South Gloucestershire Total287816

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