If you are thinking of moving to Lower Wield 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 Wield to figures for Hampshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Lower Wield is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Lower Wield Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
Lower Wield has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Lower Wield is a relatively affluent area.
|Social Rented (Council)||1.6%||4.8%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.5%||9%||8.3%|
Lower Wield Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Lower Wield as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Lower Wield is also older than the Hampshire average, making Lower Wield a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||5.4%||5.9%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.7%||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||6.3%||6%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||4.2%||3.9%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||6.9%||7.6%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||4.4%||5.4%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||18.4%||19.7%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||22.5%||20.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.1%||6.7%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||10.2%||9.6%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||6.3%||6.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.8%||2.6%||2.3%|
Lower Wield Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Lower Wield are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Lower Wield 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.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.5%||0.5%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||2.8%||2.6%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||5.1%||5.3%||9.4%|
Lower Wield Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Lower Wield 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 Wield is both lower than the average for Hampshire 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 Wield than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.2%||1.6%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.1%||1.4%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||7.1%||8.7%||13.5%|
Lower Wield Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Lower Wield and are from the UK Census of 2011. Lower Wield 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 Wield also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Lower Wield are better educated than the average England citizen.
Lower Wield 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 Wield has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
Lower Wield General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Lower Wield. The percentage of residents in Lower Wield rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Lower Wield rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Lower Wield is generally better than in the average person in England.
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.
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