If you are thinking of moving to Preston on Wye 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 Preston on Wye to figures for Herefordshire and nationally. These statistics can tell you if Preston on Wye is an economically deprived area and how hard it might be to get a job.
Preston on Wye Education Statistics
These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Preston on Wye and are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Qualification||Herefordshire, County of||England|
Preston on Wye Benefits & Unemployment Statistics
These figures on the claiming of benefits in Preston on Wye come from the Department for Work & Pensions and are dated . They are the last published indiciator of unemployment rates as a percentage of the population. After the introduction of Universal Credit, the government no longer publishes unemployment firgures as a percentage and has no further plans to do so. That being said, these census 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 Preston on Wye than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.
|Benefit||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Jobseekers Allowance (only)||2%||3.3%|
|Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)||1.8%||2.4%|
|Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)||10.7%||13.5%|
Preston on Wye Immigration Statistics
These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Preston on Wye are from the UK Census of 2011.
|Country||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Rebublic of Ireland||0.3%||0.7%|
|Other EU Countries||3.8%||3.7%|
|Outside the EU||2.6%||9.4%|
Preston on Wye Age Distribution Statistics
The population of Preston on Wye as a whole, is older than the national average. The population of Preston on Wye is also older than the average, making Preston on Wye a older persons location.
|Age||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Age 0 to 4||5.2%||6.3%|
|Age 5 to 9||5%||5.6%|
|Age 10 to14||5.7%||5.8%|
|Age 15 to 17||3.7%||3.7%|
|Age 18 to 24||7.2%||9.4%|
|Age 25 to 29||5.3%||6.9%|
|Age 30 to 44||17.9%||20.6%|
|Age 45 to 59||21.2%||19.4%|
|Age 60 to 64||7.4%||6%|
|Age 65 to 74||11.2%||8.6%|
|Age 75 to 84||7.2%||5.5%|
|Age 85 and over||2.9%||2.3%|
Preston on Wye General Health Statistics
The respondents of the 2011 Census were asked to rate their health. These are the results for Preston on Wye. The percentage of residents in Preston on Wye rating their health as 'very good' is less than the national average.
|Health||Herefordshire, County of||England|
Preston on Wye 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.
|Grade||Herefordshire, County of||England|
Preston on Wye Property Ownership & Rental Statistics
|Tenure||Herefordshire, County of||England|
|Social Rented (Council)||3.4%||9.4%|
|Social Rented (Housing Assoc)||10.5%||8.3%|
Sources: Office for National Statistics & Department for Work & Pensions.