Socio-economic statistics for Lower Stone, South Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Stone, South Gloucestershire
Socio-economic statistics for Lower Stone, South Gloucestershire

Socio-economic statistics for Lower Stone, South Gloucestershire

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

Lower Stone Education Statistics

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

QualificationStroudGloucestershireEngland
No Qualifications18.2%19.6%22.5%
Level 112.9%13.5%13.3%
Level 215.6%16%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.7%4%3.6%
Level 312.2%12.6%12.4%
Level 432.9%29.9%27.4%
Other3.6%4.3%5.7%

Lower Stone Immigration Statistics

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

CountryStroudGloucestershireEngland
United Kingdom94.6%92.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.2%2.9%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%4.3%9.4%

Lower Stone General Health Statistics

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

HealthStroudGloucestershireEngland
Very Good47.69%47.56%47.17%
Good35.21%35.21%34.22%
Fair12.80%12.78%13.12%
Bad3.35%3.48%4.25%
Very Bad0.94%0.97%1.25%

Lower Stone Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureStroudGloucestershireEngland
Owned38.1%35.5%30.6%
Mortgage35.2%33.9%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.8%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.1%5.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)2.7%7%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%13.8%15.4%
Other1.1%1.6%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.4%1.3%

Lower Stone Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeStroudGloucestershireEngland
Age 0 to 45.4%5.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.4%5.3%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.8%8.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.4%5.7%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419%19.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5922.1%20.8%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.4%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7410.4%9.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.4%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.7%2.7%2.3%
Mean Age42.341.339.3
Median Age444239

Lower Stone Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

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

BenefitStroudGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.8%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.8%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.1%10.5%13.5%

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

GradeStroudGloucestershireEngland
AB29.01%25.38%22.96%
C127.92%30.97%30.92%
C223.52%22.07%20.64%
DE19.54%21.58%25.49%


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


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