Socio-economic statistics for Littleton Common, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Littleton Common, Surrey
Socio-economic statistics for Littleton Common, Surrey

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

Littleton Common 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.

GradeSpelthorneEngland
AB24.36%22.96%
C137.91%30.92%
C221.37%20.64%
DE16.36%25.49%

Littleton Common 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.

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These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Littleton Common 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Littleton Common than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSpelthorneSurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.8%7.1%13.5%

Littleton Common rates 4/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Littleton Common Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSpelthorneEngland
Owned33.9%30.6%
Mortgage38.6%32.8%
Shared1.4%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.7%15.4%
Other0.9%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Littleton Common Education Statistics

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

QualificationSpelthorneEngland
No Qualifications20.4%22.5%
Level 116.1%13.3%
Level 216.1%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.9%3.6%
Level 311.4%12.4%
Level 425.9%27.4%
Other6.2%5.7%

Littleton Common General Health Statistics

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

HealthSpelthorneEngland
Very Good48.04%47.17%
Good35.82%34.22%
Fair12.04%13.12%
Bad3.23%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Littleton Common Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Littleton Common are from the UK Census of 2011.

CountrySpelthorneEngland
United Kingdom85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.6%3.7%
Outside the EU9.4%9.4%

Littleton Common Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSpelthorneEngland
Age 0 to 46.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.6%
Age 10 to145.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.9%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.1%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.4%2.3%
Mean Age40.439.3
Median Age4139

What is the population of Littleton Common and Spelthorne?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Spelthorne including Littleton Common. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Ashford Common7885
Ashford East7324
Ashford North and Stanwell South9544
Ashford Town7194
Halliford and Sunbury West6078
Laleham and Shepperton Green8142
Riverside and Laleham6662
Shepperton Town6615
Staines8884
Staines South7211
Stanwell North8482
Sunbury Common8325
Sunbury East7527
Spelthorne Total99873



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


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