Socio-economic statistics for Little London, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Little London, Oxfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Little London, Oxfordshire

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

Little London Immigration Statistics

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

CountryVale of White HorseEngland
United Kingdom89.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU6%9.4%

Little London Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeVale of White HorseEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.4%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4139

Little London General Health Statistics

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

HealthVale of White HorseEngland
Very Good51.85%47.17%
Good33.98%34.22%
Fair10.80%13.12%
Bad2.61%4.25%
Very Bad0.75%1.25%

Little London 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. Little London 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 Little London 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 Little London 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 Little London than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitVale of White HorseOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.9%7.6%13.5%

Little London Education Statistics

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

QualificationVale of White HorseEngland
No Qualifications16.7%22.5%
Level 111.8%13.3%
Level 214.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.1%3.6%
Level 311.5%12.4%
Level 437.2%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%

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

GradeVale of White HorseEngland
AB36.07%22.96%
C129.21%30.92%
C219.08%20.64%
DE15.65%25.49%

Little London Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureVale of White HorseEngland
Owned35.8%30.6%
Mortgage34.5%32.8%
Shared1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)2.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11%15.4%
Other2.7%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.3%


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


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