Kitwood, Hampshire

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

Kitwood Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Kitwood and are from the UK Census of 2011. Kitwood has a lower level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average. Kitwood also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Kitwood are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationEast HampshireEngland
No Qualifications16.9%22.5%
Level 112.5%13.3%
Level 216.6%15.2%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 433.9%27.4%

Kitwood Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

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TenureEast HampshireEngland
Social Rented (Council)1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.5%8.3%
Private Rented9.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.3%

Kitwood Immigration Statistics

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

CountryEast HampshireEngland
United Kingdom91.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.8%3.7%
Outside the EU5.1%9.4%

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

GradeEast HampshireEngland

Kitwood Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeEast HampshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.7%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.2%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.9%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.1%6%
Age 65 to 7410.2%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age4239.3
Median Age4439

Kitwood General Health Statistics

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

HealthEast HampshireEngland
Very Good50.45%47.17%
Very Bad0.82%1.25%

Kitwood 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.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Kitwood 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 Kitwood is both lower than the average for Hampshire 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 Kitwood than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitEast HampshireHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)7.1%8.7%13.5%

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

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