Socio-economic statistics for Kelmscot, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Kelmscot, Oxfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Kelmscot, Oxfordshire

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

Kelmscot Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWest OxfordshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)1.7%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%

Kelmscot Education Statistics

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

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QualificationWest OxfordshireEngland
No Qualifications17.6%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.3%
Level 215.8%15.2%
Level 312.3%12.4%
Level 432.9%27.4%

Kelmscot Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWest OxfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to145.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.6%2.3%
Mean Age41.139.3
Median Age4239

Kelmscot Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWest OxfordshireEngland
United Kingdom91.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU4.6%9.4%

Kelmscot General Health Statistics

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

HealthWest OxfordshireEngland
Very Good51.52%47.17%
Very Bad0.70%1.25%

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

GradeWest OxfordshireEngland

Kelmscot Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment. Kelmscot is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Kelmscot are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these 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 unemployment in Kelmscot is both lower than the average for Oxfordshire 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 Kelmscot than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWest OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.7%7.6%13.5%

Kelmscot rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Kelmscot and West Oxfordshire?

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

Alvescot and Filkins1834
Ascott and Shipton2053
Bampton and Clanfield4241
Brize Norton and Shilton2369
Carterton North East6293
Carterton North West5055
Carterton South5610
Chadlington and Churchill1939
Charlbury and Finstock3712
Chipping Norton6961
Eynsham and Cassington6133
Freeland and Hanborough4507
Hailey, Minster Lovell and Leafield4180
Kingham, Rollright and Enstone4541
North Leigh1981
Standlake, Aston and Stanton Harcourt4258
Stonesfield and Tackley4237
The Bartons1989
Witney Central5737
Witney East7851
Witney North3883
Witney South6615
Witney West5177
Woodstock and Bladon4316
West Oxfordshire Total111758

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

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