Quedgeley, Gloucestershire

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

Quedgeley Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeGloucesterEngland
Age 0 to 46.8%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.9%5.6%
Age 10 to146%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 249.5%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.2%6.9%
Age 30 to 4421%20.6%
Age 45 to 5919.5%19.4%
Age 60 to 645.4%6%
Age 65 to 747.8%8.6%
Age 75 to 845%5.5%
Age 85 and over2%2.3%
Mean Age38.239.3
Median Age3839

Quedgeley Education Statistics

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

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QualificationGloucesterEngland
No Qualifications21.8%22.5%
Level 116.1%13.3%
Level 217.3%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.3%3.6%
Level 313.2%12.4%
Level 422.2%27.4%
Other5.2%5.7%

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

GradeGloucesterEngland
AB17.54%22.96%
C131.98%30.92%
C223.60%20.64%
DE26.89%25.49%

Quedgeley General Health Statistics

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

HealthGloucesterEngland
Very Good46.56%47.17%
Good35.46%34.22%
Fair13.09%13.12%
Bad3.79%4.25%
Very Bad1.10%1.25%

Quedgeley Immigration Statistics

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

CountryGloucesterEngland
United Kingdom89.5%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries3.8%3.7%
Outside the EU6.1%9.4%

Quedgeley 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. Quedgeley is in the local authority with the highest number of Universal Credit claimants in the area.

These figures below on the claiming of legacy benefits in Quedgeley 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 Quedgeley is both higher than the average for Gloucestershire and higher than the national average, suggesting that finding a job in this area maybe hard.

BenefitGloucesterGloucestershireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)3.7%2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.4%1.8%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)14.2%10.5%13.5%

Quedgeley rates 5/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

Quedgeley Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

TenureGloucesterEngland
Owned29.2%30.6%
Mortgage38%32.8%
Shared1.1%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)7.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)5.5%8.3%
Private Rented15.9%15.4%
Other1.5%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%


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


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