Socio-economic statistics for Ruislip Common, Hillingdon

Socio-economic statistics for Ruislip Common, Hillingdon
Socio-economic statistics for Ruislip Common, Hillingdon

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

Ruislip Common General Health Statistics

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

Very Good48.78%47.17%
Very Bad1.01%1.25%

Ruislip Common 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.

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Ruislip Common Age Distribution Statistics

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

Age 0 to 47.2%6.3%
Age 5 to 96.1%5.6%
Age 10 to146.2%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.8%3.7%
Age 18 to 2411.1%9.4%
Age 25 to 297.6%6.9%
Age 30 to 4422.3%20.6%
Age 45 to 5918%19.4%
Age 60 to 644.7%6%
Age 65 to 746.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 844.5%5.5%
Age 85 and over1.7%2.3%
Mean Age36.439.3
Median Age3539

Ruislip Common Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

Social Rented (Council)10.5%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)6.3%8.3%
Private Rented16.7%15.4%
Rent Free1%1.3%

Ruislip Common Immigration Statistics

These figures for Country of Birth for the residents of Ruislip Common are from the UK Census of 2011. Since Ruislip Common has a lower level of residents born in the UK than the national average and a higher rate of residents either born in other EU countries or outside the EU, it does have a significant immigrant population.

United Kingdom70%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland1.6%0.7%
Other EU Countries5.2%3.7%
Outside the EU23.2%9.4%

Ruislip Common Education Statistics

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

No Qualifications19.1%22.5%
Level 114%13.3%
Level 214.2%15.2%
Level 312.5%12.4%
Level 428%27.4%

Ruislip Common 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.

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

Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.4%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.2%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)11.1%13.5%

Ruislip Common rates 2/10 for employment deprivation
Source: English Indices of Deprivation 2019

What is the population of Ruislip Common and Hillingdon?

The table below contains the populations figures for each ward in Hillingdon including Ruislip Common. These population ONS figures are estimated are dated Mid 2020.

Eastcote and East Ruislip12626
Heathrow Villages15211
Hillingdon East13651
Northwood Hills12112
South Ruislip13363
Uxbridge North15203
Uxbridge South16578
West Drayton19068
West Ruislip12222
Hillingdon Total309014

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

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