If you are thinking of moving to Moredon 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 Moredon to figures for Swindon and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Moredon is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Moredon Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Moredon and are from the UK Census of 2011.
Moredon Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Moredon as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Moredon is also older than the average, making Moredon a older persons location.
|Age 0 to 4||6.7%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.9%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.9%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||8.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.2%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||23.1%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||20%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5.3%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||7.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.7%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||1.9%||2.3%|
Moredon General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Moredon. The percentage of residents in Moredon rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Moredon rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Moredon is generally better than in the average person in England.
Moredon Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Social Rented (Council)||11.6%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||4.7%||8.3%|
Moredon 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. Moredon is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.
These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Moredon 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Moredon than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||3%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||2.1%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||11.9%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Moredon Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Moredon are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.7%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.7%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||8.4%||9.4%|
Moredon 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.
What is the population of Moredon and Swindon?
The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Swindon including Moredon. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.
|Blunsdon and Highworth||14204|
|Chiseldon and Lawn||7587|
|Covingham and Dorcan||10261|
|Gorse Hill and Pinehurst||13284|
|Liden, Eldene and Park South||11187|
|Lydiard and Freshbrook||10489|
|Mannington and Western||10904|
|Penhill and Upper Stratton||11854|
|St Margaret and South Marston||11201|
|Walcot and Park North||13550|
|Wroughton and Wichelstowe||7991|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.