Written by Anonymous Visitor and posted in Statistics

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

Park Corner Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Owned37.2%32.3%30.6%
Mortgage35.8%33.2%32.8%
Shared0.8%1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)1.6%4.6%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.8%9.7%8.3%
Private Rented11.1%15.2%15.4%
Other2.2%2.3%1.4%
Rent Free1.5%1.7%1.3%

Park Corner General Health Statistics

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

HealthSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Very Good52.56%52.40%47.17%
Good33.35%33.45%34.22%
Fair10.73%10.60%13.12%
Bad2.62%2.76%4.25%
Very Bad0.73%0.78%1.25%

Park Corner Immigration Statistics

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

CountrySouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
United Kingdom90.8%85.9%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.4%4.7%3.7%
Outside the EU5.2%8.8%9.4%

Park Corner Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Age 0 to 46.1%6.3%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.5%5.6%
Age 10 to146.1%5.7%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.7%3.6%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.6%10.2%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%7.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4420.5%20.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%19.2%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.5%5.8%6%
Age 65 to 749.7%8.3%8.6%
Age 75 to 845.9%5.3%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%2.3%
Mean Age40.938.939.3
Median Age423839

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

GradeSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
AB36.09%32.67%22.96%
C130.04%30.21%30.92%
C218.96%18.77%20.64%
DE14.91%18.34%25.49%

Park Corner Education Statistics

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

QualificationSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
No Qualifications16.5%16.7%22.5%
Level 112.1%12%13.3%
Level 214.9%13.8%15.2%
Apprenticeship3.8%3.5%3.6%
Level 312%13.3%12.4%
Level 436.7%35.7%27.4%
Other4%5%5.7%

Park Corner Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Park Corner come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They can often be a good indicator of the prosperity of the town and possible indicator of how hard it would be to get employment in the area. The rate of unemployment in Park Corner is both lower than the average for Oxfordshire 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 Park Corner than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitSouth OxfordshireOxfordshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.1%1.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)6.4%7.6%13.5%


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

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