Socio-economic statistics for Lower Bourne, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Bourne, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Bourne, Surrey

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Bourne, Surrey
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If you are thinking of moving to Lower Bourne 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 Lower Bourne to figures for Surrey and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lower Bourne is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.

Lower Bourne 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. Lower Bourne has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.

GradeWaverleySurreyEngland
AB40.68%35.57%22.96%
C129.84%33.53%30.92%
C217.00%17.28%20.64%
DE12.48%13.63%25.49%

Lower Bourne Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Bourne and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lower Bourne 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. Lower Bourne also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lower Bourne are better educated than the average England citizen.

QualificationWaverleySurreyEngland
No Qualifications15.2%15.9%22.5%
Level 110.3%12.2%13.3%
Level 215.1%15.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship2.9%2.9%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.3%12.4%
Level 440.1%36.2%27.4%
Other4.1%5.1%5.7%

Lower Bourne Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower Bourne are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower Bourne 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.

CountryWaverleySurreyEngland
United Kingdom89.4%85.8%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.9%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.9%3.7%
Outside the EU6.6%9.5%9.4%

Lower Bourne General Health Statistics

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

HealthWaverleySurreyEngland
Very Good53.52%52.43%47.17%
Good32.72%33.56%34.22%
Fair10.50%10.56%13.12%
Bad2.53%2.70%4.25%
Very Bad0.72%0.75%1.25%

Lower Bourne Age Distribution Statistics

The population of Lower Bourne as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Lower Bourne is also older than the Surrey average, making Lower Bourne a older persons location.

AgeWaverleySurreyEngland
Age 0 to 46%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 96%5.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 174.3%3.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.4%7.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%5.5%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.8%21.2%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%20.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6.1%6%
Age 65 to 749.8%8.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.6%5.9%5.5%
Age 85 and over3.1%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age41.540.239.3
Median Age424039

Lower Bourne Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Bourne 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 Lower Bourne is both lower than the average for Surrey 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 Lower Bourne than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWaverleySurreyEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.6%7.1%13.5%

Lower Bourne Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureWaverleySurreyEngland
Owned37.7%34.8%30.6%
Mortgage36%38.1%32.8%
Shared1%1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)9.5%4.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.9%6.5%8.3%
Private Rented10.1%12.2%15.4%
Other1.2%1.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.7%1.2%1.3%


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

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