Socio-economic statistics for Lower Shiplake, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Shiplake, Oxfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for Lower Shiplake, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Shiplake, Oxfordshire

Statistics

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

Lower Shiplake Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
United Kingdom90.8%85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.4%4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU5.2%8.8%9.4%

Lower Shiplake Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.4%7.6%13.5%

Lower Shiplake General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Very Good52.56%52.40%47.17%
Good33.35%33.45%34.22%
Fair10.73%10.60%13.12%
Bad2.62%2.76%4.25%
Very Bad0.73%0.78%1.25%

Lower Shiplake Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.6%10.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%7.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%5.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.938.939.3
Median Age423839

Lower Shiplake Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
No Qualifications16.5%16.7%22.5%
Level 112.1%12%13.3%
Level 214.9%13.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.5%3.6%
Level 312%13.3%12.4%
Level 436.7%35.7%27.4%
Other4%5%5.7%

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

GradeSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
AB36.09%32.67%22.96%
C130.04%30.21%30.92%
C218.96%18.77%20.64%
DE14.91%18.34%25.49%

Lower Shiplake Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Owned37.2%32.3%30.6%
Mortgage35.8%33.2%32.8%
Shared0.8%1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.6%4.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%9.7%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%15.2%15.4%
Other2.2%2.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.7%1.3%


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

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