Meonstoke, Hampshire

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

Meonstoke Immigration Statistics

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

CountryWinchesterEngland
United Kingdom91.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2.7%3.7%
Outside the EU5.7%9.4%

Meonstoke Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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TenureWinchesterEngland
Owned35%30.6%
Mortgage32.6%32.8%
Shared0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.9%8.3%
Private Rented12%15.4%
Other2.1%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.3%

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

GradeWinchesterEngland
AB40.52%22.96%
C130.39%30.92%
C215.58%20.64%
DE13.51%25.49%

Meonstoke General Health Statistics

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

HealthWinchesterEngland
Very Good53.20%47.17%
Good32.78%34.22%
Fair10.60%13.12%
Bad2.69%4.25%
Very Bad0.74%1.25%

Meonstoke Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeWinchesterEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 174%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.8%6.9%
Age 30 to 4418.9%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.4%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age40.939.3
Median Age4239

Meonstoke Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment figures as a percentage of the working population and has no further plans to do so. They do however publish the number of Universal Credit claimants in every local district council. We have taken the LDC that includes and compared it to the nearest councils. Please be aware that Universal Credit is a in and out of work benefit. Therefore these figures are an indicator of BOTH unemployment and underemployment.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Meonstoke are dated . They are the last published statistics of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. Althpugh outdated, these 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 Meonstoke 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 Meonstoke than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitWinchesterHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.8%8.7%13.5%

Meonstoke rates /10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Meonstoke Education Statistics

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

QualificationWinchesterEngland
No Qualifications14.5%22.5%
Level 19.6%13.3%
Level 214.6%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.1%3.6%
Level 313.9%12.4%
Level 440.7%27.4%
Other3.5%5.7%

What is the population of Meonstoke and Winchester?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Winchester including Meonstoke. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

WardPopulation
Alresford and Itchen Valley8646
Badger Farm and Oliver's Battery8299
Bishop's Waltham7715
Central Meon Valley9329
Colden Common and Twyford5712
Denmead7633
Southwick and Wickham7668
St Barnabas9288
St Bartholomew10094
St Luke6441
St Michael9293
St Paul9637
The Worthys6579
Upper Meon Valley5628
Whiteley and Shedfield6459
Wonston and Micheldever7504
Winchester Total125925



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


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