Socio-economic statistics for New Headington, Oxfordshire

Socio-economic statistics for New Headington, Oxfordshire
Socio-economic statistics for New Headington, Oxfordshire

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

New Headington Education Statistics

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

QualificationOxfordEngland
No Qualifications13.6%22.5%
Level 18.3%13.3%
Level 28.9%15.2%
Apprenticeship1.8%3.6%
Level 317.8%12.4%
Level 442.6%27.4%
Other6.9%5.7%

New Headington Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

New Headington has a lower rate of home ownership (via a mortgage or owned outright) than the national average, which suggests that New Headington is an economically deprived area.

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TenureOxfordEngland
Owned24%30.6%
Mortgage22.7%32.8%
Shared1.7%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)13.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.8%8.3%
Private Rented26.1%15.4%
Other2.1%1.4%
Rent Free2%1.3%

New Headington 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. New Headington 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 New Headington 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 New Headington than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitOxfordOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.7%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.9%7.6%13.5%

New Headington rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

New Headington General Health Statistics

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

HealthOxfordEngland
Very Good55.23%47.17%
Good31.73%34.22%
Fair9.43%13.12%
Bad2.76%4.25%
Very Bad0.85%1.25%

New Headington Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeOxfordEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.9%5.6%
Age 10 to144.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173%3.7%
Age 18 to 2420.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 2911.3%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5914.3%19.4%
Age 60 to 643.9%6%
Age 65 to 745.5%8.6%
Age 75 to 843.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age34.339.3
Median Age2939

New Headington Immigration Statistics

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

CountryOxfordEngland
United Kingdom71.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries8.3%3.7%
Outside the EU19%9.4%

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

GradeOxfordEngland
AB35.67%22.96%
C129.99%30.92%
C213.00%20.64%
DE21.34%25.49%

What is the population of New Headington and Oxford?

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

WardPopulation
Barton and Sandhills6926
Blackbird Leys5567
Carfax7360
Churchill7055
Cowley6168
Cowley Marsh6465
Headington6244
Headington Hill and Northway10210
Hinksey Park5382
Holywell6517
Iffley Fields4920
Jericho and Osney6816
Littlemore6326
Lye Valley7115
Marston6093
North5980
Northfield Brook6141
Quarry and Risinghurst5786
Rose Hill and Iffley6209
St Clement's5858
St Margaret's5412
St Mary's4667
Summertown6903
Wolvercote5464
Oxford Total151584



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


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