If you are thinking of moving to Motspur Park 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 Motspur Park to figures for Kingston Upon Thames and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Motspur Park is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Motspur Park General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Motspur Park. The percentage of residents in Motspur Park rating their health as 'very good' is more than the national average. Also the percentage of residents in Motspur Park rating their health as 'very bad' is less than the national average, suggesting that the health of the residents of Motspur Park is generally better than in the average person in England.
|Health||Kingston upon Thames||England|
Motspur Park Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Motspur Park as a whole, is younger than the national average. The population of Motspur Park is also older than the average, making Motspur Park a older persons location.
|Age||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Age 0 to 4||6.8%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5.6%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.3%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.2%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||11.3%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||7.7%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||24.3%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||17.9%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||5%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||6.4%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||4.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.1%||2.3%|
Motspur Park 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 Motspur Park 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 Motspur Park 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.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 Motspur Park than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||1.5%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.5%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||7.4%||13.5%|
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019
Motspur Park Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Motspur Park and are from the UK Census of 2011. Motspur Park 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. Motspur Park also has a high level of residents with a higher education qualification (level 4) than the national average, suggesting that the residents of Motspur Park are better educated than the average England citizen.
|Qualification||Kingston upon Thames||England|
Motspur Park Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Motspur Park are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Motspur Park has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.
|Country||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||1.2%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||6.9%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||20.1%||9.4%|
Motspur Park Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Kingston upon Thames||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||8.3%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||3.5%||8.3%|
Motspur Park 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. Motspur Park has 20% more Higher and Intermediate managerial, administrative or professional households than the national average.
|Grade||Kingston upon Thames||England|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.