Socio-economic statistics for Long Dean, Wiltshire

Socio-economic statistics for Long Dean, Wiltshire
Socio-economic statistics for Long Dean, Wiltshire

Socio-economic statistics for Long Dean, Wiltshire

Statistics

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

Long Dean Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWiltshireEngland
Owned33.8%30.6%
Mortgage33.7%32.8%
Shared0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)3.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Other3.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Long Dean General Health Statistics

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

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HealthWiltshireEngland
Very Good49.75%47.17%
Good34.05%34.22%
Fair12.15%13.12%
Bad3.18%4.25%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Long Dean 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.

GradeWiltshireEngland
AB27.03%22.96%
C131.21%30.92%
C221.65%20.64%
DE20.10%25.49%

Long Dean 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 Long Dean 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. Long Dean is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Long Dean 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 Long Dean than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWiltshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.1%13.5%

Long Dean Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Long Dean are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Long Dean 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.

CountryWiltshireEngland
United Kingdom92.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%9.4%

Long Dean Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWiltshireEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239

Long Dean Education Statistics

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

QualificationWiltshireEngland
No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.6%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 429.5%27.4%
Other4.1%5.7%



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

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