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

Isbourne Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Isbourne as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Isbourne is also older than the Gloucestershire average, making Isbourne a older persons location.

AgeTewkesburyGloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.2%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to145.7%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.9%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.5%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.4%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7410.8%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age42.441.339.3
Median Age444239

Isbourne Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Isbourne come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Isbourne is both lower than the average for Gloucestershire and lower than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe easier than most places. The rate of claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Isbourne than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitTewkesburyGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.9%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%10.5%13.5%

Isbourne Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Isbourne and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationTewkesburyGloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.8%19.6%22.5%
Level 113.7%13.5%13.3%
Level 216.7%16%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.4%4%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.6%12.4%
Level 430.2%29.9%27.4%
Other4.1%4.3%5.7%

Isbourne 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.

GradeTewkesburyGloucestershireEngland
AB26.79%25.38%22.96%
C133.01%30.97%30.92%
C221.35%22.07%20.64%
DE18.85%21.58%25.49%

Isbourne Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Isbourne are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Isbourne 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.

CountryTewkesburyGloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom93.6%92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU3.2%4.3%9.4%

Isbourne Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Isbourne has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Isbourne is a relatively affluent area.

TenureTewkesburyGloucestershireEngland
Owned38.1%35.5%30.6%
Mortgage35.5%33.9%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.1%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.9%7%8.3%
Private Rented10.3%13.8%15.4%
Other2.1%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.4%1.3%

Isbourne General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Isbourne. The percentage of residents in Isbourne rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Isbourne rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Isbourne is generally better than in the average person in England.

HealthTewkesburyGloucestershireEngland
Very Good47.64%47.56%47.17%
Good35.61%35.21%34.22%
Fair12.46%12.78%13.12%
Bad3.30%3.48%4.25%
Very Bad0.99%0.97%1.25%


Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.

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