Socio-economic statistics for Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire
Socio-economic statistics for Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire

Socio-economic statistics for Leckhampstead, Buckinghamshire

Statistics

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

Leckhampstead 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 Leckhampstead 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. Leckhampstead is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Leckhampstead 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Leckhampstead is both lower than the average for Buckinghamshire 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 Leckhampstead than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.3%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8%7.6%13.5%

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

GradeAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
AB29.66%33.69%22.96%
C133.19%32.32%30.92%
C220.31%18.57%20.64%
DE16.84%15.41%25.49%

Leckhampstead General Health Statistics

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

HealthAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Very Good51.40%52.03%47.17%
Good34.19%33.82%34.22%
Fair10.95%10.68%13.12%
Bad2.68%2.69%4.25%
Very Bad0.78%0.77%1.25%

Leckhampstead Age Distribution Statistics

AgeAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%6.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.5%6.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.1%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%7.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.7%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.3%20.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921.5%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.2%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.2%8.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.9%5.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.9%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age39.139.839.3
Median Age404139

Leckhampstead Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
Owned31.1%34.3%30.6%
Mortgage40.5%37.9%32.8%
Shared0.9%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.4%4.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.6%8.2%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%11.3%15.4%
Other1.6%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%1.3%

Leckhampstead Immigration Statistics

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

CountryAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
United Kingdom89.2%87.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.9%3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU7.1%8.8%9.4%

Leckhampstead Education Statistics

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

QualificationAylesbury ValeBuckinghamshireEngland
No Qualifications17.4%16.8%22.5%
Level 113.8%12.5%13.3%
Level 216.5%15.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.6%3.5%3.6%
Level 312.2%11.9%12.4%
Level 432%34.8%27.4%
Other4.6%4.9%5.7%



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

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