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

Purton Stoke General Health Statistics

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

Very Good49.75%47.17%
Very Bad0.87%1.25%

Purton Stoke Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications18.6%22.5%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 217.2%15.2%
Level 312.7%12.4%
Level 429.5%27.4%

Purton Stoke Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

Social Rented (Council)3.9%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)10.8%8.3%
Private Rented11.8%15.4%
Rent Free1.6%1.3%

Purton Stoke 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.


Purton Stoke Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 46%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.8%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 247.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4419.4%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.6%6%
Age 65 to 749.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 846%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.5%2.3%
Mean Age40.839.3
Median Age4239

Purton Stoke Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Purton Stoke 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 claiming any benefit (which includes in work benefits) is more than 10% lower in Purton Stoke than the national average, suggesting higher salaries than the average in the area.

Jobseekers Allowance (only)1.7%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)1.6%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)9.1%13.5%

Purton Stoke Immigration Statistics

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

United Kingdom92.1%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.2%3.7%
Outside the EU4.2%9.4%

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

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