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

Selsmore Immigration Statistics

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

CountryHavantHampshireEngland
United Kingdom94.9%91.6%86.2%
Rebublic of Ireland0.4%0.5%0.7%
Other EU Countries1.8%2.6%3.7%
Outside the EU2.9%5.3%9.4%

Selsmore General Health Statistics

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

HealthHavantHampshireEngland
Very Good44.31%49.10%47.17%
Good35.86%34.98%34.22%
Fair14.24%11.90%13.12%
Bad4.29%3.14%4.25%
Very Bad1.31%0.88%1.25%

Selsmore 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.

GradeHavantHampshireEngland
AB19.99%28.56%22.96%
C128.57%31.89%30.92%
C224.55%21.03%20.64%
DE26.89%18.52%25.49%

Selsmore Benefits & Unemployment Statistics

These figures on the claiming of benefits in Selsmore 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.

BenefitHavantHampshireEngland
Jobseekers Allowance (only)2.7%1.6%3.3%
Incapacity Benefits (IB or ESA)2.1%1.4%2.4%
Any Benefit (includes in work benefits)13.6%8.7%13.5%

Selsmore Education Statistics

These statistics are for the highest level education obtained by the residents of Selsmore and are from the UK Census of 2011. Selsmore has a high level of residents with either no qualifications or qualifications equal to 1 or more GCSE at grade D or below, than the national average.

QualificationHavantHampshireEngland
No Qualifications25%18.5%22.5%
Level 114.8%13.6%13.3%
Level 217.1%16.7%15.2%
Apprenticeship4.8%4.5%3.6%
Level 312%12.8%12.4%
Level 422.3%29.7%27.4%
Other4%4.2%5.7%

Selsmore Property Ownership & Rental Statistics

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

TenureHavantHampshireEngland
Owned35.4%34.6%30.6%
Mortgage33.6%36.9%32.8%
Shared0.5%0.9%0.8%
Social Rented (Council)10.3%4.8%9.4%
Social Rented (Housing Assoc)9.2%9%8.3%
Private Rented8.8%10.6%15.4%
Other1.1%2%1.4%
Rent Free1%1.2%1.3%

Selsmore Age Distribution Statistics

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

AgeHavantHampshireEngland
Age 0 to 45.6%5.9%6.3%
Age 5 to 95.3%5.6%5.6%
Age 10 to146%6%5.8%
Age 15 to 173.9%3.9%3.7%
Age 18 to 248%7.6%9.4%
Age 25 to 295.3%5.4%6.9%
Age 30 to 4417.4%19.7%20.6%
Age 45 to 5920.6%20.9%19.4%
Age 60 to 646.8%6.7%6%
Age 65 to 7410.7%9.6%8.6%
Age 75 to 847.6%6.2%5.5%
Age 85 and over2.9%2.6%2.3%
Mean Age42.341.139.3
Median Age444239



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

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