Socio-economic statistics for Portmore, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Portmore, Hampshire
Socio-economic statistics for Portmore, Hampshire

Socio-economic statistics for Portmore, Hampshire

Statistics

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

Portmore Immigration Statistics

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

CountryNew ForestHampshireEngland
United Kingdom94%91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries2%2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU3.6%5.3%9.4%

Portmore Age Distribution Statistics

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

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AgeNew ForestHampshireEngland
Age 0 to 44.9%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 94.8%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to145.5%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.5%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 246.6%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 294.3%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4416.5%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5921%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 647.9%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7412.1%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 848.7%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over4.2%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age45.241.139.3
Median Age474239

Portmore 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.

GradeNew ForestHampshireEngland
AB24.59%28.56%22.96%
C131.32%31.89%30.92%
C223.60%21.03%20.64%
DE20.48%18.52%25.49%

Portmore General Health Statistics

The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Portmore. The percentage of residents in Portmore rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.

HealthNew ForestHampshireEngland
Very Good45.15%49.10%47.17%
Good35.87%34.98%34.22%
Fair14.09%11.90%13.12%
Bad3.81%3.14%4.25%
Very Bad1.08%0.88%1.25%

Portmore Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureNew ForestHampshireEngland
Owned43.5%34.6%30.6%
Mortgage31.5%36.9%32.8%
Shared0.6%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)6.7%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)4.2%9%8.3%
Private Rented10.6%10.6%15.4%
Other1.5%2%1.4%
Rent Free1.3%1.2%1.3%

Portmore 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 Portmore 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 Portmore 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 Portmore is both lower than the average for Hampshire 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 Portmore than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

BenefitNew ForestHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.4%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.1%8.7%13.5%

Portmore Education Statistics

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

QualificationNew ForestHampshireEngland
No Qualifications21.1%18.5%22.5%
Level 113.3%13.6%13.3%
Level 216.7%16.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship5.4%4.5%3.6%
Level 312%12.8%12.4%
Level 427.2%29.7%27.4%
Other4.2%4.2%5.7%



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

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