Socio-economic statistics for Long Marston, Warwickshire

We have collated a series of socio-economic statistics for Long Marston in Stratford-on-Avon from UK government sources such as the 2021 Census and the Index of Multiple Deprivation. They should give you a broad snapshot of the area and the surrounding locations. Are the residents of Long Marston older than the national average or younger? What is the population of Long Marston and Stratford-on-Avon? Is Long Marston an unemployment hotspot? This page should provide you with the answers.

How many residents own or rent their home in Long Marston and Stratford-on-Avon

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census and calculated what proportion of people in Long Marston either own or rent their home. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. 77.78 of residents own their home either outright or mortgaged. 22.22 of Long Marston residents rent their home either privately or through a social landlord.
Area Owned Rented
Welford-on-Avon 77.78% 22.22%
Stratford-on-Avon 70.84% 29.16%
West Midlands 62.8% 37.2%
England 61.31% 38.69%

Long Marston has a significantly higher level of home ownership than the national average. This is indicative or an economically wealthy area.

Long Marston compared to other wards in Stratford-on-Avon

# Ward Owned Rented
1 Tanworth-in-Arden 86.27% 13.73%
2 Wotton Wawen 81.18% 18.82%
3 Snitterfield 81.14% 18.86%
4 Alcester & Rural 80.28% 19.72%
5 Tiddington 79.79% 20.21%
6 Shottery 78.73% 21.27%
7 Kinwarton 78.49% 21.51%
8 Welford-on-Avon 77.78% 22.22%
9 Ettington 76.91% 23.09%
10 Red Horse 75.49% 24.51%
11 Harbury 75.44% 24.56%
12 Studley with Mappleborough Green 74.29% 25.71%
13 Brailes & Compton 74.05% 25.95%
14 Napton & Fenny Compton 73.97% 26.03%
15 Kineton 73.03% 26.97%
16 Long Itchington & Stockton 72.78% 27.22%
17 Bidford West & Salford 72.64% 27.36%
18 Studley with Sambourne 72.61% 27.39%
19 Bridgetown 72.15% 27.85%
20 Bishop's Itchington 72% 28%
21 Shipston South 71.63% 28.37%
22 Southam South 70.75% 29.25%
23 Wellesbourne West 70.36% 29.64%
24 Wellesbourne East 70.26% 29.74%
25 Bishopton 69.39% 30.61%
26 Henley-in-Arden 68.13% 31.87%
27 Shipston North 68.06% 31.94%
28 Bidford East 67.94% 32.06%
29 Southam North 67.82% 32.18%
30 Quinton (Stratford-on-Avon) 64.94% 35.06%
31 Welcombe 64.79% 35.21%
32 Guildhall (Stratford-on-Avon) 60.11% 39.89%
33 Hathaway 58.36% 41.64%
34 Alcester Town 55.69% 44.31%
35 Clopton 50.08% 49.92%
36 Avenue (Stratford-on-Avon) 49.42% 50.58%
Long Marston is ranked 8 out of 36 wards in Stratford-on-Avon for the percentage of home owners.

Long Marston Health Statistics

Welford-on-Avon has more residents (very_good_pc-$country_health->very_good_pc, 2)%) describing their health as very good than the national average for England.
Area VG G F B VB
Welford-on-Avon 52.41% 32.67% 11% 3.07% 0.85%
Stratford-on-Avon 49.64% 34.28% 12.02% 3.17% 0.89%
West Midlands 46.4% 34.38% 13.54% 4.37% 1.31%
England 48.49% 33.71% 12.65% 3.98% 1.17%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

How has the health of residents in Stratford-on-Avon changed since 2011?

Stratford-on-Avon residents who describe their health as either good or very good has increased by 0.87% between the 2011 and 2021 census.
Year VG G F B VB
2011 48.22% 34.83% 12.71% 3.36% 0.88%
2021 49.64% 34.28% 12.02% 3.17% 0.89%
VG = Very Good, G = Good, F = Fair, B = Bad & VB = Very Bad

Long Marston Age Distribution Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 Census and the calculated the proportion of age groups in Welford-on-Avon.
Age Band Proportion
4 & under
5 - 9 years
10 - 15 years
16 - 19 years
20 - 24 years
25 - 34 years
35 - 49 years
50 - 64 years
65 - 74 years
75 - 84 years
85 years & over

Long Marston Unemployment Statistics

Since the introduction of Universal Credit, The Department for Work & Pensions have not issued any statistics (in our view) that can be used to ascertain the levels of unemployment or under employment in the UK, just meaningless geographic counts. However, the Office of National Statistics does publish claimant counts of people receiving out of work benefits, be that legacy Jobseeker’s Allowance or Universal Credit as a proportion of people over 16. These figures are usually updated once a month and are for Local Authority Districts and Unitary Authority Districts. So below are the figures of Stratford-on-Avon.
Area Unemployed Yearly Change
Stratford-on-Avon 2% -0.3%
West Midlands 5% -0.3%
England 3.8% -0.3%
UK 3.7% -0.3%
Source: Office for National Statistics (ONS), Last Retrieved: March 2023
The 2021 census had data on people who were economically active (seeking work) yet unemployed on Census day (Sunday March 21st 2021). These statitics do cover Long Marston on a ward level. However, it has to be noted that the Census day was during the height of the Covid19 pandemic and therefore are not reflective of normal levels of unemployment. For example, between March 2020 and June 2020 people claiming Universal Credit doubled in most areas of the United Kingdom and then steadily declined up to the day of the Census and beyond. This data also contains the proportion of people in part-time work (working between 1-35 hours per week), which maybe an indicator of under employment in Long Marston.
Economic Status Proportion
In Employment 56.4%
In Part-Time Work 28.06%
Unemployed 2.4%
71.94% of the people in work, are in full-time employment in Long Marston

Long Marston & Stratford-on-Avon Immigration Statistics

We have analysed the Census 2021 raw data on country of birth and compiled immigration statistics as percentages of the population. All percentages have been rounded to two decimal places. Below are the figures for Long Marston in the Stratford-on-Avon local area district.

Long Marston has a lower rate of immigrants than Stratford-on-Avon, the West Midlands region and England as a whole.
Area Born in UK Born outside UK
Welford-on-Avon 92.34% 7.66%
Stratford-on-Avon 91.56% 8.44%
West Midlands 84.84% 15.17%
England 82.65% 17.35%

Long Marston compared to other wards in Stratford-on-Avon

# Ward Born in UK Born outside UK
1 Avenue 78.92% 21.08%
2 Clopton 80.57% 19.43%
3 Welcombe 81.91% 18.09%
4 Bridgetown 84.57% 15.43%
5 Guildhall 85.23% 14.77%
6 Bishopton 85.41% 14.59%
7 Hathaway 86.33% 13.67%
8 Shottery 89.7% 10.3%
9 Wellesbourne West 91.33% 8.67%
10 Tiddington 91.58% 8.42%
11 Quinton 91.73% 8.27%
12 Bishop's Itchington 91.9% 8.1%
13 Southam South 92.3% 7.7%
14 Welford-on-Avon 92.34% 7.66%
15 Kineton 92.51% 7.49%
16 Harbury 92.64% 7.36%
17 Alcester & Rural 93.19% 6.81%
18 Tanworth-in-Arden 93.3% 6.7%
19 Southam North 93.31% 6.69%
20 Shipston North 93.52% 6.48%
21 Brailes & Compton 93.59% 6.41%
22 Red Horse 93.66% 6.34%
23 Bidford East 93.83% 6.17%
24 Henley-in-Arden 93.86% 6.14%
25 Bidford West & Salford 93.91% 6.09%
26 Alcester Town 93.97% 6.03%
27 Shipston South 94.03% 5.97%
28 Ettington 94.13% 5.87%
29 Snitterfield 94.24% 5.76%
30 Long Itchington & Stockton 94.28% 5.72%
31 Napton & Fenny Compton 94.35% 5.65%
32 Wellesbourne East 94.38% 5.62%
33 Studley with Mappleborough Green 94.47% 5.53%
34 Wotton Wawen 95.02% 4.98%
35 Kinwarton 95.25% 4.75%
36 Studley with Sambourne 95.31% 4.69%
'; Long Marston is ranked 14 out of 36 wards in Stratford-on-Avon for the number of residents born outside of the UK.

Long Marston Education Statistics

We have taken the raw data from the 2021 census to found of the level of education Long Marston residents have in terms of formal qualifications as a percentage. The UK government breaks qualifications down into 7 levels. A detailed explanation of these levels can be found here. However, the Census groups these into just 4 \'levels\'. Here are some examples of the qualifications each census level represents when not stated;

  • Level 1 - GCSE grades D, E, F, or G & below
  • Level 2 - GCSE A*, A, B, C or O Level grades A, B or C
  • Level 3 - A or AS qualification at any grade
  • Level 4 - HNC, Bachelors Degree, Masters Degree or Phd

In this first table we have compared Long Marston to the national average for England.
Level Welford-on-Avon England
No Qualifications 14.22% 18.08%
Level 1 7.85% 9.69%
Level 2 13.85% 13.32%
Apprenticeship 4.51% 5.32%
Level 3 15.05% 16.92%
Level 4 42.11% 33.92%

What are the occupations of the residents of Long Marston?

The largest employment sector in Long Marston is Professional Occupations. The smallest employment sector is Process Plant & Machine Operatives.
Sector Proportion
Professional Occupations 22.91%
Managers, Directors & Senior Officials 22.81%
Associate Professional & Technical 14.15%
Skilled Trades 10.61%
Administrative & Secretarial 9.12%
Elementary Occupations 5.82%
Caring, leisure & Other Services 5.03%
Process Plant & Machine Operatives 3.49%

What is the population of Long Marston and Stratford-on-Avon?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Stratford-on-Avon including Long Marston. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Ward Population
Alcester & Rural 3724
Alcester Town 3967
Avenue 3680
Bidford East 4152
Bidford West & Salford 4030
Bishop's Itchington 4174
Bishopton 3414
Brailes & Compton 3362
Bridgetown 5156
Clopton 2465
Ettington 3588
Guildhall 3820
Harbury 3758
Hathaway 2691
Henley-in-Arden 3908
Kineton 3361
Kinwarton 2830
Long Itchington & Stockton 4335
Napton & Fenny Compton 3496
Quinton 3624
Red Horse 3290
Shipston North 4126
Shipston South 3575
Shottery 3291
Snitterfield 3666
Southam North 3913
Southam South 3414
Studley with Mappleborough Green 3898
Studley with Sambourne 3836
Tanworth-in-Arden 3188
Tiddington 3343
Welcombe 3460
Welford-on-Avon 4462
Wellesbourne East 3733
Wellesbourne West 4086
Wotton Wawen 3586
Stratford-on-Avon Total 132402



Last updated: 20/02/2024, Additional Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.



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