Socio-economic statistics for Old Basing, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Old Basing, Hampshire
Socio-economic statistics for Old Basing, Hampshire

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

Old Basing Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureBasingstoke and DeaneEngland
Social Rented (Council)0.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)17%8.3%
Private Rented10.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.3%

Old Basing General Health Statistics

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

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HealthBasingstoke and DeaneEngland
Very Good50.68%47.17%
Very Bad0.74%1.25%

Old Basing Immigration Statistics

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

CountryBasingstoke and DeaneEngland
United Kingdom89.3%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.3%3.7%
Outside the EU6.7%9.4%

Old Basing Age Distribution Statistics

AgeBasingstoke and DeaneEngland
Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.3%9.4%
Age 25 to 296.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.7%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.1%6%
Age 65 to 748%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.7%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.8%2.3%
Mean Age38.739.3
Median Age3939

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

GradeBasingstoke and DeaneEngland

Old Basing 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. Old Basing 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 Old Basing 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 Old Basing than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitBasingstoke and DeaneHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.6%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.5%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)8.5%8.7%13.5%

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

Old Basing Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Old Basing and are from the UK Census of 2011.

QualificationBasingstoke and DeaneEngland
No Qualifications17.3%22.5%
Level 114.7%13.3%
Level 216.4%15.2%
Level 312.6%12.4%
Level 430.5%27.4%

What is the population of Old Basing and Basingstoke and Deane?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Basingstoke and Deane including Old Basing. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Baughurst and Tadley North5170
Bramley and Sherfield6796
Brighton Hill North5226
Brighton Hill South5398
Brookvale and Kings Furlong7071
Burghclere, Highclere and St Mary Bourne6109
East Woodhay3018
Hatch Warren and Beggarwood8680
Oakley and North Waltham7137
Overton, Laverstoke and Steventon5112
Pamber and Silchester4321
Popley East7099
Popley West6975
Sherborne St John2777
South Ham8879
Tadley Central2735
Tadley South5576
Upton Grey and The Candovers2643
Basingstoke and Deane Total177760

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

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