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

Little Hampden General Health Statistics

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

Very Good51.55%52.03%47.17%
Very Bad0.78%0.77%1.25%

Little Hampden Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Little Hampden 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Little Hampden than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.4%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.2%7.6%13.5%

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


Little Hampden Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Little Hampden are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Little Hampden has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom85%87.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.8%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU10.7%8.8%9.4%

Little Hampden Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Little Hampden and are from the UK Census of 2011. Little Hampden 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. Little Hampden also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Little Hampden are better educated than the average England citizen.

No Qualifications17.4%16.8%22.5%
Level 112.5%12.5%13.3%
Level 215.2%15.6%15.2%
Level 312.4%11.9%12.4%
Level 433.6%34.8%27.4%

Little Hampden Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)8.5%4.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.2%8.2%8.3%
Private Rented13.1%11.3%15.4%
Rent Free1.4%1.3%1.3%

Little Hampden Age Distribution Statistics

Age 0 to 46.5%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.2%6.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.3%6.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%4%3.7%
Age 18 to 248.5%7.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.2%20.5%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.6%21.1%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.8%6.2%6%
Age 65 to 748.5%8.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.3%5.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.2%2.3%
Mean Age38.939.839.3
Median Age394139

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

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