If you are thinking of moving to Locks Heath 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 Locks Heath to figures for Hampshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Locks Heath is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Locks Heath Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Locks Heath as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Locks Heath is also older than the Hampshire average, making Locks Heath a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.2%||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.8%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.4%||7.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.8%||5.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.9%||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.5%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.6%||9.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.1%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.7%||2.6%||2.3%|
Locks Heath Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Locks Heath are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Locks Heath 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.4%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||1.9%||2.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||3.3%||5.3%||9.4%|
Locks Heath Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Locks Heath 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 unemployment in Locks Heath is both lower than the average for Hampshire 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 Locks Heath than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.4%||1.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.1%||1.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||7.3%||8.7%||13.5%|
Locks Heath Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Locks Heath has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Locks Heath is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||5.1%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3%||9%||8.3%|
Locks Heath 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. Locks Heath has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Locks Heath Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Locks Heath and are from the UK Census of 2011. Locks Heath 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. Locks Heath also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Locks Heath are better educated than the average England citizen.
Locks Heath General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Locks Heath. The percentage of residents in Locks Heath rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Locks Heath rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Locks Heath is generally better than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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