Oxshott, Surrey

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

Oxshott Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Oxshott has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that Oxshott is a relatively affluent area.

Social Rented (Council)2.1%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)7.7%8.3%
Private Rented14.1%15.4%
Rent Free1.2%1.3%

Oxshott Age Distribution Statistics

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

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Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146.4%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.7%
Age 18 to 245.7%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.6%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.9%6%
Age 65 to 748.1%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.6%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.8%2.3%
Mean Age39.839.3
Median Age4039

Oxshott 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. Oxshott is in the local authority with the lowest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Oxshott 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 Althpugh outdated, these statistics can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and how hard it could be to get employment in the area.The rate of unemployment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 Oxshott is both lower than the average for Surrey 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 Oxshott than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.2%1.3%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.2%1.3%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.3%7.1%13.5%

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

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


Oxshott General Health Statistics

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

Very Good56.45%47.17%
Very Bad0.66%1.25%

Oxshott Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications13.2%22.5%
Level 110.1%13.3%
Level 213.9%15.2%
Level 311.1%12.4%
Level 443.9%27.4%

Oxshott Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom81.7%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.1%0.7%
Other EU Countries4.8%3.7%
Outside the EU12.4%9.4%

What is the population of Oxshott and Elmbridge?

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

Cobham and Downside9043
Hersham Village8440
Hinchley Wood and Weston Green9086
Long Ditton7255
Molesey East8747
Molesey West8510
Oatlands and Burwood Park7957
Oxshott and Stoke D'Abernon10783
Thames Ditton8344
Walton Central8255
Walton North8516
Walton South8781
Weybridge Riverside8198
Weybridge St George's Hill8801
Elmbridge Total137215

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

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