If you are thinking of moving to Littledown 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 Littledown to figures for Bournemouth and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Littledown is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Littledown General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Littledown. The percentage of residents in Littledown rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Littledown rating their health as 'very bad' is more than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Littledown is generally worse than in the average person in England.
Littledown Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Littledown has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that Littledown is an economically deprived area.
|Social Rented (Council)||5.9%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||5.2%||8.3%|
Littledown Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Littledown are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Littledown 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.6%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||6.1%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||8.2%||9.4%|
Littledown Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Littledown 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.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2.8%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||3.3%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||13.3%||13.5%|
Littledown Age Distribution Statistics
|Age 0 to 4||5.6%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||4.2%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||4.6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||2.8%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||12.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||8.1%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||21.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.4%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.6%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||3.4%||2.3%|
Littledown Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Littledown and are from the UK Census of 2011. Littledown 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.
Littledown 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.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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