If you are thinking of moving to Iron Acton 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 Iron Acton to figures for South Gloucestershire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Iron Acton is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Iron Acton Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Iron Acton has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Iron Acton is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||8%||8.3%|
Iron Acton Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Iron Acton are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Iron Acton has a higher level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a lower rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does not have a significant immigrant population.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.3%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.9%||9.4%|
Iron Acton 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.
Iron Acton Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Iron Acton and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Iron Acton General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Iron Acton. The percentage of residents in Iron Acton rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Iron Acton rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Iron Acton is generally better than in the average person in England.
Iron Acton Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Iron Acton come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Iron Acton than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.7%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.8%||13.5%|
Iron Acton Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Iron Acton as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Iron Acton is also older than the average, making Iron Acton a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.1%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.9%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||20.5%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||9.1%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||5.6%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.