If you are thinking of moving to Lower 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 Lower Common to figures for Hampshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lower Common is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lower Common General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lower Common. The percentage of residents in Lower Common rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lower Common rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lower Common is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Basingstoke and Deane||Hampshire||England|
Lower 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. Lower Common has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Basingstoke and Deane||Hampshire||England|
Lower Common Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Common come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Lower Common than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Basingstoke and Deane||Hampshire||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.6%||1.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||1.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||8.5%||8.7%||13.5%|
Lower Common Age Distribution Statistics
|Age||Basingstoke and Deane||Hampshire||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.8%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.9%||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.2%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.3%||7.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||6.6%||5.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||22.4%||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20.7%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||6.1%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||8%||9.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.7%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.8%||2.6%||2.3%|
Lower Common Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Basingstoke and Deane||Hampshire||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||0.8%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||17%||9%||8.3%|
Lower Common Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Common and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||Basingstoke and Deane||Hampshire||England|
Lower Common Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower Common are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower Common 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.
|Country||Basingstoke and Deane||Hampshire||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.3%||2.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||6.7%||5.3%||9.4%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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